Courtesy of OConnell Electric Powerline crews around New York State struggled with lines damaged by trees. Debra K. Rubin for ENR John Pequet of Townsend Corp. traveled from Livonia, Mich. to New Jersey to help in Hurricane Sandy power restoration. Contractors based in areas struck by Hurricane Sandy pulled in additional hands from their region, joined by workers and companies well beyond, in a repair and restoration campaign of epic dimensions.One electrical worker who came in from Michigan was told only to head East "until you get to the ocean."Depending on logistical finesse and strong determination, crews tackled post-hurricane repairs,
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.