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<p>United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, center, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, second from right, and MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota, right, speak with General Manager of the Hugh L. Carey tunnel Marc Mende, left, and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority Chief of Operations Jim Fortunato in the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, formerly the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, before a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Cuomo announced the the tunnel, which was closed from damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, will open to limited traffic. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)</p>