Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov.

Homeless Camp Found Underneath North Washington Street Bridge

“Homeless citing of their items under North Washington bridge. Going from Charlestown to the North End on the bridge close to converse headquarters. There are always many items there and homeless sleeping in the evening. This needs to be cleaned up and not allowed for those to sleep there. Thanks.”

A camp found underneath the North Washington Street Bridge

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on July 26th, 2018. The case is still unresolved as of August 1st, 2018.


Numerous Reports Regarding Sinkhole on Salem Street

“Pending collapse of the road (Salem Street) into this hole. The hole visible there is at least another 10″ deep”

A Sinkhole on Parmenter Street

The original 311 post can be found here. Additional cases can be found here, here, and here. The case from which this image belongs was submitted and opened on July 25th, 2018. All cases are not yet resolved as of August 1st, 2018.

Broken Sidewalk on Richmond Street

“Hole in sidewalk”

Missing bricks on the sidewalk on Richmond Street

The original 311 posts can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on July 31st, 2018. The case was resolved on August 1st, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. This location has been inspected and, where possible, temporary repairs or safety improvements were made. We have referred this location for a permanent repair. See case #101002598448 for status of the permanent repair.”

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  1. How about adding trash cans to Salem & Hull Streets? Trash is thrown about every day by tourists.

    Speed bumps on Salem Street to slow down the Uber drivers doing 35-40mph. I’m surprised no one has been hit yet.

  2. The side walks and streets are all a mess! What is the city doing about it? Doesn’t anyone go around and check? I don’t think so!

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