Water Main Break Floods NYC’s Flatiron District

UPDATE: MTA has released video footage of the water main break. A massive, very photogenic headache for New York commuters. Updates will be posted as they occur.

1. UPDATE: MTA has released a video of the water main break.

2. A water main break at East 23rd & Broadway has caused flooding in New York City’s Flatiron District.

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6. The 23rd Street Subway Station has been evacuated. MTA says N/Q service is suspended between De Kalb and 57th and 7th or R service between Queens Plaza and Whitehall

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Massive whirlpool on 23rd and B’way.

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