The Statue of Liberty, reopened last weekend after a $30 million refurbishing, is closed indefinitely after the hurricane’s massive storm surge flooded its New York Harbor home.
Liberty Island and its historic neighbor, Ellis Island, were both victimized by the record high water level in the harbor as Hurricane Sandy took no mercy on the national landmarks, said National Parks Service spokeswoman Mindy Rambo.
A quick examination showed no damage to the statue and no water damage to the Ellis Island museum, she said. But a team of federal inspectors was due at the two sites Saturday to conduct a full assessment of any possible infrastructure problems at the two island sites.
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