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A hole in the Long Island Rail Road's Kew Gardens bridge, in New York, Feb. 21, 2018. The bridge over the railroad tracks was Queens’s answer to the Ponte Vecchio of Florence, Italy, lined with shops— but then a hole opened up in it. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times)

A hole in the Long Island Rail Road's Kew Gardens bridge, in New York, Feb. 21, 2018. The bridge over the railroad tracks was Queens’s answer to the Ponte Vecchio of Florence, Italy, lined with shops— but then a hole opened up in it. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times)