Jersey Shore Rebuilding Effort Achieves New Heights
'House jackers' in demand as reconstructed structures are built higher post-Sandy
Rebuilding the Jersey Shore has required some heavy lifting -- physically, emotionally...and literally.
Common sense has dictated that structures being rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy should be built stronger -- and higher above sea level. In addition, revised FEMA flood maps have increased recommended heights for many houses.
That's increased the," or house movers who can elevate these homes.
WHYY/Newsworks, a partner of NJ Spotlight, reports on the unusual work being done by "house jacker" companies at the Jersey Shore.