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.

Sysco Delivery Truck Allegedly Blocks Cars in for Over 30 Minutes

Sysco truck allegedly blocking in 311 user’s vehicle.

“Sysco delivery truck double parked in the north end on North street and Richmond intersection. It blocked my car and couldn’t get it out. There was no driver and was gone for more than 30 min before I left”

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on May 17, 2019. The case was then closed on the same day with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. ticket issued.”

North Washington Street Building Allegedly Full of Rats

“Rats coming and going at abandoned building- 169 North Washington Street, North End. Please rat-bomb the place. They are showing up outside my apartment door!”

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was originally submitted and opened on May 17, 2019. The case is still open as of May 19, 2019.

Trash Left Out Late Gets Cited For Being Out Too Early

“234 Hanover street. North end Trash out since Monday afternoon”

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on May 15, 2019. The case was then closed on May 16, 2019 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. Cited for trash out early.”

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11 COMMENTS

      • I’ve seen big vehicles try Lewis St and then have to back all the way out. I didn’t think trailers that large were allowed in the North End. I’ve seen hem rip quarter panels off cars parked on the corners. They made them stop sending the Boston Trolleys and tour busess into the neighborhood. I’ll bet blocking cars wasn’t this guy’s biggest problem.

  1. These SYSCO tractor trailers are a regular occurrence in the NE, several times a week if not every day! The truck in the photo drove past two large signs at North & Cross Streets that read “No Trucks and Buses”. Since the trucks are too big for legal loading zones, they double park on North and use it as a staging area for multiple surrounding merchants, often left unattended for over an hour. There needs to be an enforced ban on tractor trailers for all NE streets, with smaller delivery trucks restricted to designated Commercial Loading Zones.

    • Dan G, it seems that there are a number of neighborhood issues involving enforcement or more accurately lack of enforcement.There is absolutely no excuse or justification for allowing what you described in your comment.

      • T, I can never understand human nature. If there is a story about a bag of trash left out on the sidewalk everybody and their brother is up in arms and want to form a lynch mob. Yet a story like this that affects everyone who lives here generates only a handful of comments.I don’t get it?

  2. 311 is a disgrace Truck deliveries on cooper St Rats are everywhere chewing wires under cars costing me and my neighbors 400.00 here 600.00 there We have no crossing lines on cooper and Endicott St for Seniors and everyone else Children and family’s Cars around the corner like phycos Our car got totaled because Some idiot kept going! What else oh yes light is out on Endicott near cooper oh I can go on

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