Water Main Break in Flatiron District Causes N/Q/R Line Suspensions


flatiron flooding credit jana k hoffman

You might want to avoid the N/Q/R lines for a bit. After a major water main break near Broadway and E. 23rd Street, the Flatiron District has turned into a giant river,reportedly flooding nearby basements and subway stations. From the MTA:

Service Change  Posted: 02/01/2013 11:26AM

Due to a water condition at 23 St Station:

There is no  and  trains in both directions between DeKalb Av Station and 57 St-7Av Station.

There is no  trains in both directions between Queens Plaza Station and Whitehall Street Station.

Both directions  trains are running on the  line between 36 St Station (Qns) and 34 St-Herald Sq Station, then run on the  line in both directions between 34 St-Herald Sq Station and DeKalb Av Station.

Allow additional travel time.

Photo credit Jana K. Hoffman/Gothamist

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