DCR Traffic Advisory: Boston Triathlon

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2013

DCR Traffic Advisory: Boston Triathlon

WHAT: On Sunday, August 4, 2013 the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston to all traffic to accommodate the Boston Triathlon. All four lanes on Day Blvd will be used for the race. Traffic will be detoured to adjacent roadways: Columbia Road and Shore Road will serve as a route to Castle Island. Parking will also be prohibited along the roadway.

WHEN: Sunday, August 4, 2013

WHERE: Day Boulevard will be closed from Kosciuszko Circle to the Farragut Statue at East Broadway from 6:00 am. to approximately 12 Noon.

There will be no parking in this area from Saturday, August 3, 2013 10:00 pm – Sunday August 4, at 12 Noon however temporary overnight resident parking will be provided for those at the angled parking spots located between Shore Road and the Castle Island Parking lot beginning at 10:00 pm on Saturday, August 3, 2013. This temporary parking area will be staffed and vehicles will be checked for resident parking stickers.

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The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), an agency of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, oversees 450,000 acres of parks and forests, beaches, bike trails, watersheds, dams, and parkways. Led by Commissioner John P. Murray, the agency’s mission is to protect, promote, and enhance our common wealth of natural, cultural, and recreational resources. To learn more about DCR, our facilities, and our programs, please visit www.mass.gov/dcr. Contact us at mass.parks@state.ma.us.