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.
Sinkhole at Barlett Place Still Unresolved
Several 311 cases have been filed since late July about the sinkhole at Barlett Place/Salem Street. On Saturday, September 15th, 2018, the sinkhole was still present and was covered up with an orange traffic cone.
This particular 311 case, submitted on July 28th, 2018, was marked as resolved. This message was included when the case closed on September 13th, 2018: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. BWSC went out to repair the pothole on 8/3.”
New 311 cases are still popping up about this issue. Follow What’s The 311? to stay updated on this issue.
Rats, Flies, and Odor Coming From The Basement of 464 Hanover Street
“The 7-11 on the bottom floor of 464 Hanover Street moved out but left the basement full of trash, food, sugar products (fountain soda syrup) that have attracted rodents and flies and has caused a terrible odor. Would like inspectional services to conduct an inspection and contact the owner to remediate the situation/mess. More pictures available.”
The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on September 13th, 2018. The case was resolved on September 17th, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: ADCLSD: Administratively Closed”
More Construction on Water Main on North Street
“Freshly paved and lined three months ago after two YEARS of water main and sewer work. Are you kidding me?”
The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on September 11th, 2018. The case was resolved on September 13th, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. THE WATER TRENCH REPAIR WAS A TEMPORARY PAVE AFTER EXTENSIVE EXCAVATIONS ON RICHMOND STREET. NORTH STREET IS BEING RESURFACED ONCE THE RECONSTRUCTION OF NORTH SQUARE IS COMPLETED…ALL THE UTILITY WORK THAT IS ACTIVE HAS BEEN PLANNED AHEAD OF THIS PROJECT.”
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