A steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron District has shut down part of Fifth Avenue and caused major traffic and transit disruptions in Manhattan. These are the latest service changes as of Thursday night.
The following buses are being detoured: M1, M2, M3, M55, M23-SBS, X1, X10, X17, X27, X28
The following buses may be delayed: BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, QM21, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4
Expect traffic delays, road closures, and the presence of emergency personnel in the vicinity of West 21st Street and 5th Avenue. The following streets are closed to vehicular and pedestrian street closures:
- West 23rd Street from 6th Avenue to Madison Avenue
- 5th Avenue from West 23rd Street to West 17th Street
- Broadway from West 23rd Street to West 17th Street
- All crosstown traffic from 6th Avenue to Broadway from West 23rd Street to West 17th Street
Allow additional travel time if using R and W service at 23 St Station. Several staircases remain closed.
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