BPD Traffic Advisory: New England Patriots Super Bowl LI Victory Parade

Parade route

The following are logistics, street closures, and traffic advisories for the public for the New England Patriots Super Bowl LI Victory Parade taking place on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

The parade is set to step off at 11:00 AM on Tuesday from the Hynes Convention Center. Posted parking restrictions will go into effect at 12:00 AM on Tuesday on the streets listed below. Road closures for the parade route will go into effect at 9:00 AM on Tuesday. The parade route is Boylston Street (at Hereford Street), left onto Tremont Street, to Cambridge Street, ending on Cambridge Street at Boston City Hall Plaza.

Reminders for the Public

Police Commissioner Evans reminds everyone attending Tuesday's parade to dress accordingly for the forecasted weather, and encourages the public to leave backpacks and large, bulky items and luggage at home. Because both vehicular and pedestrian movement along the route will be limited, please plan accordingly. The BPD urges those attending to take public transportation and allow extra time for travel and commuting. Commissioner Evans also reminds parade-goers that this is intended to be a family-friendly event; therefore, there will be zero tolerance for public drinking. There is no climbing on bus vestibules, mailboxes, rooftops, etc.

Parking Restrictions

Temporary parking restrictions will be implemented in the City of Boston to accommodate the parade with the posted instructions "No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Tuesday" on the following streets:

  • Belvidere Street, both sides, from Huntington Avenue to St. Cecilia Street
  • Dalton Street, both sides, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Boylston Street, both sides, Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street
  • Tremont Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Cambridge Street
  • Cambridge Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Staniford Street
  • New Sudbury Street, Cambridge Street to Congress Street
  • Congress Street, both sides, New Sudbury Street to State StreetState Street, both sides, Congress Street to Court Street
  • Court Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Cambridge Street
  • New Chardon Street, both sides, Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street/Congress Street
  • Staniford Street, both sides, Cambridge Street to Merrimac StreetUnion Street, both sides, North Street to Hanover Street
  • North Street, both sides, Congress Street to Clinton Street Plympton Street, both sides, Albany Street to Harrison Avenue
  • East Dedham Street, both sides, Harrison Avenue to Albany Street
  • Cambria Street, both sides, Boylston Street to end at Hynes Center garage

Towing in restricted areas will begin at 6:00 AM on Tuesday morning.

Traffic Restrictions

The following streets will be closed to traffic beginning at approximately 9:00 AM:

  • Boylston Street, Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street
  • Tremont Street, Boylston Street to Court Street
  • Cambridge Street, Court Street to New Chardon Street     

Streets will re-open to traffic after the parade has passed. Streets will re-open on a rolling basis as the crowd disperses and clean-up is completed. Boylston Street is expected to be the first street to re-open, followed by Tremont Street and Cambridge Street.