FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo, water is pumped out of a hole in the middle of Fifth Avenue caused by a broken water main in New York. A detailed report, issued only a day before a deadly ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo, water is pumped out of a hole in the middle of Fifth Avenue caused by a broken water main in New York. A detailed report, issued only a day before a deadly explosion in East Harlem leveled two buildings, estimates that $47 billion is needed for infrastructure repairs and replacement over the next five years to spare the city from havoc. Even while the cause of the deadly explosion on March 12, 2014 in New York's East Harlem neighborhood remains unknown, it has provided a jarring reminder of just how old and vulnerable much of the infrastructure is in New York. The gas pipe serving the building included a cast iron section dating from 1887, and a nearby water main was built in 1897. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Wenig, File
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 12:27 PM EDT