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Road collapse reported on Upper East Side

Lanes are closed until further notice.
The scene of the road collapse on East 65th Street. NYPD

A partial road collapse happened on the Upper East Side Monday morning.

The collapse occured on East 65th Street between 3rd and Lexington avenues, police said. Alllanes are closed until further notice.

Police tweeted that the collapse was caused by "steam pipe problems," but a city council member told NBC4 the issue was related to a broken water main.

FDNY, Con Edison and the Office of Emergency Management areon the scene. Gas and electric service reportedly were not immediately affected.

 

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