Route 12 is broken in 5 places on Hatteras Island, N.C. About 2,500 people are stuck on Hatteras Island because this.
One of the few American elms remaining in New York City was downed in Brooklyn.
Virginia Dept. Of Transportation workers place hose to pump out floodwater at the entrance of Midtown Tunnel prior to its scheduled opening in Norfolk, VA. Yes, cars are supposed to go through this.
Bob Bianchini an engineer from the public works department, out for a safety inspection, is slammed by waves and storm surge pounding the boardwalk and the beach in Asbury Park, New Jersey .
Asbury Park, New Jersey .
Ocean City, Maryland .
Route 100 in Vermont.
Billy Stinson comforts his daughter, Erin, as they sit on the steps where their cottage once stood in Nags Head, North Carolina. The home, built in 1903 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was destroyed by Hurricane Irene.
Tannersville, Greene County, NY.
Mendon, Vermont along Route 4.
Wilbur's Point in Fairhaven, Mass.
Jackie Sparnackel has to abandon her van and her belongings after she ventured to check out the storm-damaged pier in Frisco, N.C .
The hurricane-force winds of Irene rip the siding off of homes in Nags Head, N.C.