Water Main Break
The aging, 36-inch water main broke in the middle of the street at 23rd and Broadway around 10:45 a.m., DEP spokeswoman Mercedes Padilla said.
A water main break left seven basements flooded in eastern Queens Tuesday evening.
The Cross County Parkway and all but one lane of the Saw Mill River Parkway have been reopened and workers have completed pipe work on a broken water main in Yonkers.
The city is providing drinking water to senior and nursing homes. A list of water distribution stations can be found inside this post.
Flooding closed parts of the Saw Mill River and Cross County parkways earlier in the day and prompted a boil water advisory. As of Monday night, work crew had not been able to completely remedy the situation.
Officials said that partial service should be restored within the next two days, but full service likely won’t be restored until at least Wednesday.
Traffic is still a mess as crews continue to repair the pipe, which broke around 2:15 a.m. east of Route 17.
About a foot of water has filled the entire intersection, reported CBS 2′s Jessica Schneider. Crews with the Fire Department, DEP and Con Edison are all on the scene.
The water was spilling from the streets into nearby stores after the 20-inch main broke at Morris Park and Holland Avenues.
Crews are still working to repair damage from a water main break on the Henry Hudson Parkway on Sunday morning.
Tuesday’s commute is back on track for New Yorkers impacted by Monday’s water main break near 106th and Central Park West.
A water main has ruptured near 106th street and Central Park West. The resulting tumult of water has snarled the A, B, C & D subway lines beneath.
The organization was delivering 2,100 shelf-stable meals on Wednesday for residents, including the elderly and children.
According to Con Edison, Friday’s water main break has left over 7,000 customers without gas and many without comforts often taken for granted.
Business owners are facing another day of cleanup. Many of their basements are flooded with several feet of water, and restaurant owners are being forced to replace food which they had to throw away.