Article Photos: Exasperation builds on Day 3 in storm-stricken NYC 19/34

Traffic backs up along the Crescent Street approach to the Queensboro Bridge as police check to ensure that motorists adhere to HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) restrictions in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in the Queens borough of New York. The floodwaters that poured into New York's deepest subway tunnels may pose the biggest obstacle to the city's recovery from the worst natural disaster in the transit system's 108-year history. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) ORG XMIT: NYJD102