Storm Damage Assessment After Hurricane Ian
Type: Storm Damage Assessment
Scope: Conducted storm damage assessment in the wake of Category 4 Hurricane Ian
Location: Various locations in Southwestern Florida
On Sept. 28, 2022, Hurricane Ian made landfall near Cayo Costa in southwestern Florida as a dangerous, high-end Category 4 storm. The storm’s catastrophic winds, storm surge, flooding and tornadoes caused extensive damage.
Irby Construction was ready with teams on the ground consisting of more than 60 personnel. Irby conducted damage assessment in impacted areas throughout Southwestern Florida including collecting data and necessary requirements for reporting, riding out circuits and marking maps where poles, wire, and equipment were down.
As a result of Irby’s storm damage assessments, the company and its customers were able to assign the right crews and right equipment to the right place so that power could be restored as quickly as possible.