The report cited Superstorm Sandy in 2012 as an example of climate change that can damage transportation facilities. Examples of mitigating tactics listed in the report are hardening existing infrastructure, relocation or abandonment of at-risk infrastructure and adding back-ups to transportation systems.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will conduct an analysis of weather emergencies and truck safety, the report said. State governments often waive parts of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations during emergencies, and FMCSA wants to examine the effects of that on highway safety.
Source: Transport Topics