Water main from 1915 failed in flooding that rushed into subway station

Posted at 1:57 PM, Feb 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-01 13:57:23-05

A water main dating back to 1915 ruptured under Broadway and 23rd street. Water flooded the N and R subway lines.

Water being pumped out now and the MTA was hoping to have subway service restored by rush hour.