BPD Traffic Advisory: Water Main Break in the area of Blossom Street at Charles Street and Storrow Drive

 

BPD Traffic Advisory: Blossom Street from Charles Street and Storrow Drive up to William Cardinal O'Connell Way are closed on both sides due to a large water main break. Motorists and pedestrians are kindly asked to avoid the area. Boston Water & Sewer and National Grid are working to alleviate to problem.

BPD Traffic Advisory: New England Patriots Super Bowl LIII Victory Parade Kicks Off at 11:00AM

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PARADE ROUTE: In anticipation of the New England Patriots Super Bowl LIII Victory Parade which is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019, community members are asked to please take note of the following street closures and traffic advisories.

  • 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 William Gross reminds everyone attending Tuesday's parade to dress accordingly for the forecasted weather (sunny with temps in the 50s) 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, parade goers are asked to prepare and plan accordingly. As always, BPD encourages those attending to take public transportation and allow extra time for travel and commuting. Commissioner Gross also reminds parade-goers that this is intended to be a family-friendly event; therefore, there will be zero tolerance for public drinking. Moreover, there will be zero tolerance for any fans seen throwing objects to or at individuals riding on the Duck Boats. In the best interest of public safety, there is no climbing on top of 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 Massachusetts Avenue

  • Cambria Street Both sides, from Boylston Street to the Hynes Center garage

  • Scotia Street Both sides, from St. Cecilia Street to Dalton Street

  • Saint Cecilia Street Both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston Street

  • Dalton Street Both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston Street

  • Boylston Street Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street

  • Tremont Street Both sides, from Boylston Street to Cambridge Street

  • Hereford Street Both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

  • Gloucester Street Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

  • Fairfield Street Both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

  • Exeter Street Both sides, from Newbury Street to Blagden Street

  • Dartmouth Street Both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

  • Clarendon Street Both sides, from Newbury Street to Saint James Avenue

  • Berkeley Street Both sides, from Saint James Avenue to Newbury Street

  • Providence Street Both sides, from Arlington Street to Berkeley Street

  • Arlington Street Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

  • Essex Street Both sides, from Tremont Street to Washington Street

  • Charles Street South Both sides, from Park Plaza to Boylston Street

  • Charles Street Both sides, from Boylston Street to the Public Garden Center Gate

  • West Street Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

  • Temple Place Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

  • Bromfield Street Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

  • Park Street Both sides, from Tremont Street to Beacon Street

  • Beacon Street Both sides, from Somerset Street to Tremont Street

  • School Street Both sides, from Tremont Street to Province Street

  • Cambridge Street Both sides, from Tremont Street to Staniford Street

  • Somerset Street Both sides, from Ashburton Place to Cambridge Street

  • New Chardon Street Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street (Congress Street)

  • Bowdoin Street Both sides, from Dern Street to Cambridge Street

  • New Sudbury Street Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Congress Street

  • Congress Street Both sides, from New Sudbury Street to State Street

  • State Street Both sides, from Congress Street to Court Street

  • Court Street Both sides, from Tremont Street to Cambridge Street

  • Staniford Street Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street

  • Union Street Both sides, from North Street to Hanover Street

  • North Street Both sides, from Congress Street to Clinton Street

  • Hanover Street Both sides, from Congress Street to Surface Road

  • Surface Road South side, from New Sudbury Street to Hanover Street

  • Plympton Street Both sides, from Albany Street to Harrison Avenue

  • East Dedham Street Both sides, from Harrison Avenue to Albany Street

  • Columbus Avenue Both sides, from Melnea Cass Boulevard to Douglas Park

*** NOTE: 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 to Court Street

  • Court Street to Cambridge Street

  • Cambridge 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 crowds disperse and clean-up is completed. Boylston Street is expected to be the first street to re-open, followed by Tremont Street and Cambridge Street.

Regardless of Who Wins, Traffic and Parking Restrictions Will Take Effect in Boston for the Remainder of the 2018 World Series

 

TRAFFIC AND PARKING RESTRICTIONS: With only three games remaining, the 2018 World Series could be decided by either the Boston Red Sox or Los Angeles Dodgers over the course of the next three games. In an effort to ensure the safety and security of fans following the Fall Classic, a number of street closures and parking restrictions will take effect for the remainder of the series at several locations throughout the city. Again, this is less about who wins and more about being prepared for when the series is decided. Regardless of who wins, fans, whether they support the Red Sox or Dodgers, are expected to behave responsibly and show respect to both people and property in our city. Fans should know disruptive and disorderly behavior will not be tolerated and could result in arrest. In the best interest of public safety, the following street closures and parking restrictions as listed below will be in effect. Please note, however, modifications to these restrictions may be made by the Boston Police Department at any time.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:

The following locations will be closed to traffic from 10:00PM to 3:00AM.

  • Commonwealth Avenue, BU Bridge to Massachusetts Avenue, both sides

  • Brookline Avenue, Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road (except for garages/parking lots that have no other exit to another public way). All vehicles exiting under this condition shall turn in a southerly direction towards Park Drive.

  • Boylston Street, Pilgrim Road to Westland Avenue

  • Ipswich Street, Boylston Street at Hemenway St to Boylston St at Park Drive

  • Lansdowne Street, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

  • Van Ness Street, Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

  • Jersey Street, Boylston Street to Van Ness Street

PARKING RESTRICTIONS:

“No Stopping Boston Police Special Event” temporary parking restrictions will be in place at the following locations. 

BRIGHTON AREA

  • Beacon Street - Both sides, from Chestnut Hill Avenue to Ayr Road

  • Brighton Avenue -Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Allston Street

  • Cleveland Circle

  • Cassidy Playground Area – Both sides of metered area

  • Sutherland Road Area – Both sides of metered area

  • Harvard Avenue - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Cambridge Street 

KENMORE SQUARE AREA

  • Bay State Road - Both sides, from Beacon Street to Granby Street

  • Beacon Street - Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Park Drive

  • Boylston Street - Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Brookline Avenue (including DCR areas)

  • Brookline Avenue - Both sides, from Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road

  • Burlington Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

  • Commonwealth Avenue - Both sides, both roadways, from Massachusetts Avenue to the Boston University Bridge

  • Deerfield Street - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

  • Fullerton Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

  • Granby Street - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

  • Ipswich Street - Both sides, from Boylston Street at Hemenway Street to Boylston Street (CVS 1249 Boylston Street)

  • Jersey Street - Both sides, from Boylston Street to Peterborough Street

  • Kenmore Square in its entirety - Both sides, both roadways, from Kenmore/Raleigh Streets to Deerfield Street/Beacon Streets

  • Kilmarnock Street - Both sides, from Van Ness Street to Peterborough Street

  • Lansdowne Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

  • Newbury Street Extension - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Charles Gate West

  • Overland Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

  • Park Drive (DCR Roadway) - Left side, left roadway (Roberto Clemente Park side) from Aggassi Road to opposite Kilmarnock Street

  • Raleigh Street - Both sides, from Bay State Road to Commonwealth Avenue

  • Sherborn Street - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

  • Silber Way - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

  • Van Ness Street - Both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

  • Jersey Street - Both sides, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue

  • Fullerton Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

  • Overland Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to David Ortiz Drive

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY AREA

  • Gainsborough Street - Both sides, from Huntington Avenue to Hemenway Street

  • Hemenway Street - Both sides, from Forsyth Street to Boylston Street

  • Symphony Road - Both sides, from Saint Stephens Street to Hemenway Street

  • Saint Stephens Street - Both sides, from Westland Avenue to Forsyth Way

  • Opera Place - Both sides, from Saint Stephens Street to Huntington Avenue

  • Westland Avenue - Both sides, from Hemenway Street to Massachusetts Avenue

FANEUIL HALL AREA

  • Blackstone Street - Both sides, from Hanover Street to North Street

  • Clinton Street Both sides, from North Street to Surface Road

  • Congress Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to State Street

  • Hanover Street - Both sides, from Congress Street to Surface Road

  • New Chardon Street - Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street

  • North Street - Both sides, from Surface Road to Congress Street

  • Union Street - Both sides, from North Street to Hanover Street

  • State Street - Both sides, from Surface Road to Washington Street

NORTH STATION AREA

  • Canal Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

  • Causeway Street - Both sides, from Merrimac Street to North Washington Street

  • Friend Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

  • Portland Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

  • Lancaster Street - Both sides, from Merrimac Street to Causeway Street

  • Merrimac Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

  • Rip Valenti Way - Both sides, from Merrimac Street to North Washington Street

 

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: City Prepares for Game 1 in World Series

Games 1 and 2 of the World Series will take place at Fenway Park on the evenings of Tuesday, October 23, and Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Traffic and parking restrictions will be in effect. Local drivers are cautioned to detour around the Fenway Park area and fans heading to the game are strongly encouraged to leave their vehicles at home. Information on Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, may be found at http://bluebikes.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com. Walking is also a great way to move around Boston.

The following streets will close to truck traffic at 6:00 PM.

  • Brookline Avenue, from Beacon Street to Park Drive

  • ersey Street, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue

  • Ipswich Street, from Boylston Street/Hemenway Street to 1200 Boylston Street

  • Van Ness Street, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street.

The following streets will close to all motor vehicles at 7:00 PM.

  • Brookline Avenue, from Beacon Street to Park Drive

  • Ipswich Street, from Charlesgate East to Van Ness Street

  • Jersey Street, from Boylston street to Brookline Avenue

  • Lansdowne Street, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

The following temporary parking restrictions will be in effect. (It is important for drivers to note that the fine for parking in a Fenway/Kenmore Resident Parking space on event days at Fenway Park is $100.)

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Tuesday and Wednesday MLB Shuttle Buses Only”

  • Beacon Street

(South side, from 833 Beacon Street to Maitland Street)

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Tuesday and Wednesday”

  • Jersey Street

(Both sides, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue)

  • Van Ness Street

(Both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street)

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Tuesday and Wednesday” signs on the following streets:

  • Boylston Street

(North side, from Richard B Ross Way to Park Drive)

  • Brookline Avenue

(Both sides, from Park Drive to Commonwealth Avenue)

  • Burlington Avenue

(Both sides, Brookline Avenue to the Dead End, excluding HP –DV)

  • Fullerton Street

(Both sides, Brookline Avenue to Dead End)

  • Ipswich Street

(Both sides, from #1249 Boylston Street to Charlesgate East)

  • Lansdowne Street

(Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street)

  • Overland Street

(Both sides, Brookline Avenue to David Ortiz Drive, excluding HP –DV)

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event HP Parking Only Tuesday and Wednesday” signs on the following street:

  • Boylston Street

(North side, from Ipswich Street near 1249 Boylston Street heading west to Richard B. Ross Way)

BPD Parking Advisory: Parking Restrictions for Saturday, August 19, 2017

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect on the following streets. Boston Transportation Department expects to begin towing vehicles parked at these locations starting at 6:00 AM tomorrow:

  • Beacon Street: South side (Boston Common, Public Garden side), from Arlington Street to Park Street
  • Boylston Street: From Arlington to Charles street will be posted also. This is the designated media parking area. 
  • Charles Street South: Both sides, from Tremont Street to Boylston Street
  • Charles Street: Both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street
  • Columbus Avenue: Both sides, from Coventry Street to Camden Street
  • Malcolm X Boulevard: Both sides, from Shawmut Avenue to Tremont Street
  • Park Street: Both sides, from Beacon Street to Tremont Street
  • Tremont Street: Both sides, from Malcolm X Boulevard to Charles Street South

There will be a march along Tremont Street, starting at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury and ending at the Boston Common, beginning at 10:00 AM during which roads will be closed in a "rolling" fashion, reopening as the march proceeds. 

BPD Traffic Advisory: Boston Welcomes The Puerto Rican Parade on Sunday July 30, 2017.

The Puerto Rican Parade will take place on Sunday, July 30, 2017.  People attending the event are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles into the City.  Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.thehubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com.  For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round trip rather than a one-way ticket.  Walking is also a great way to get around Boston.

Boylston Street is expected to be closed to traffic between Massachusetts Avenue and Exeter Street from 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM for set-up, and the full parade route will be closed through approximately 3:30 PM

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.

·        Boylston street, both sides, from Dalton Street to Tremont Street

·        Fairfield Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

·        Gloucester Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

·        Tremont Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Cambridge Street

·        Cambridge Street, both sides, from Tremont Street to New Chardon Street, excluding any HP spaces

·        New Chardon Street, both sides, from Cambridge Street to Congress Street

BPD Traffic Advisory: July 4th 2017 Celebration in Boston

Special events taking place as part of the City of Boston’s annual July 4th celebration will require that vehicle traffic is prohibited and parking is restricted on select local streets in Boston. People coming into the city to enjoy the festivities are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.thehubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com.

Monday July 4th, 2017

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS - Local Streets Closed to Vehicular Traffic at 6:00 PM:

  • Beacon Street, from Charles Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Dartmouth Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Fairfield Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Hereford Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

PARKING RESTRICTIONS - Tow Zone, No Stopping:  

  • Beacon Street, even side, from Berkeley Street to Clarendon Street
  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Back Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to David G. Mugar Way
  • Chestnut Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Mount Vernon Street, both sides, from David G Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Pinckney Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Revere Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Charles Street
  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to St. James Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Boylston Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Hereford Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Massachusetts Avenue, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Charlesgate East
  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Berkeley Street to Arlington Street

BPD Traffic Advisory: Sail Boston 2017--Traffic Restrictions

TRAFFIC WILL BE RESTRICTED ON THE FOLLOWING STREETS:

SEAPORT DISTRICT AND SOUTH BOSTON:

  • Fid Kennedy Ave- in its entirety
  • Tide Street – Northern Ave to Fid Kennedy Ave
  • Access Rd A - Northern Ave to Fid Kennedy Ave
  • Access Rd B - Northern Ave to Fid Kennedy Ave
  • Seafood Way – in its entirety
  • Pier 5 Access Road
  • Seaport Blvd – Congress Street to B Street
  • Northern Ave – from the Northern Ave Bridge to Seaport Blvd
  • Sleeper Street – Seaport Blvd to Northern Ave
  • Courthouse Way – Northern Ave to Waterfront
  • Liberty Drive – Courthouse Way to Fan Pier Blvd
  • Bond Drive - Courthouse Way to Fan Pier Blvd
  • Fan Pier Blvd. - Northern Ave to Waterfront

DOWNTOWN AND NORTH END:

  • East India Row – East of Parking Garage entrance to its end
  • Old Atlantic Ave – Central Street to State Street
  • State Street – East of Atlantic Ave to Old Atlantic Ave
  • Long Wharf – in its entirety
  • Commercial Wharf - in its entirety
  • Sargents Wharf - in its entirety
  • Union Wharf - in its entirety
  • Battery Street - in its entirety
  • Battery Wharf - in its entirety

CHARLESTOWN:

  • 1st Ave – 5th Street to 13th Street
  • 3rd Street – 6th Street to 9th Street
  • 5th Street- Chelsea Street to 1st Ave
  • 6th Street – 1st Ave to 3rd Street
  • 7th Street – 1st Ave to 3rd Street
  • 8th Street - in its entirety
  • Terry Ring Way – in its entirety
  • Flagship Ave - in its entirety

EAST BOSTON:

  • Maverick Street – Border Street to New Street
  • New Street – Maverick Street to Sumner Street
  • Border Street - Maverick Street to Sumner Street
  • Liverpool Street - Maverick Street to Sumner Street
  • London Street - Maverick Street to Sumner Street
  • Landing Street – in its entirety
  • Sumner Street – Havre Street to New Street
  • S. Bremen Street – in its entirety
  • Lewis Street - in its entirety
  • Marginal Street – Orleans Street to Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina
  • Orleans Street – Sumner Street to Marginal Street
  • Haynes Street - Orleans Street to Marginal Street
  • Cottage Street- Webster Street to Marginal Street
  • Sumner Street – Jeffries Street to its end
  • Jeffries Street – Sumner Street to Marginal Street

BPD Traffic Advisory: Sail Boston 2017--Parking Restrictions

PARKING RESTRICTIONS:

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

SEAPORT DISTRICT:

  • Northern Avenue,
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue Bridge (near Sleeper Street) to Seaport Boulevard.
    • Both sides, from MassPort Haul Road to Tide Street (EDIC)
  • New Sleeper Street,
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue to Seaport Boulevard.
  • Sleeper Street,
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue heading southwesterly to end of city jurisdiction (in front of the Barking Crab).
  • Seaport Boulevard,
    • Both sides, from Atlantic Avenue to B Street
  • FID Kennedy Avenue (EDIC)
    • Both sides, for its entire length
  • Tide Street (EDIC),
    • Both sides, from Summer Street to FID Kennedy Avenue
  • Access Road A (EDIC),
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue to FID Kennedy Avenue
  • Access Road B (EDIC),
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue to FID Kennedy Avenue
  • Seafood Way (EDIC),
    • Both sides, for its entire length
  • Courthouse Way (Fallon),
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue passed Liberty Drive for its entire length
  • Fan Pier Boulevard (Fallon),
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue passed Liberty Drive for its entire length
  • Marina Park Drive (Fallon),
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue passed Bond Drive for its entire length
  • Harbor Shore Drive (Fallon),
    • Both sides, from Northern Avenue for its entire length
  • Liberty Drive (Fallon),
    • Both sides, from Courthouse Way to Fan Pier Boulevard
  • Bond Drive (Fallon),
    • Both sides, from Courthouse Way to Marina Park Drive

SOUTH BOSTON:

  • Farragut Road,
    • Both sides, from East First Street to Day Boulevard.
  • East Broadway Extension,
    • Both sides, from Farragut Road to Day Boulevard.
  • East Broadway,
    • Both sides, from #950 East Broadway to Farragut Road.

DOWNTOWN AND NORTH END:

  • Atlantic Avenue,
    • Both sides, from Seaport Boulevard to Commercial Street.
  • Commercial Street,
    • Both sides, from Atlantic Avenue to Prince Street.
  • Causeway Street,
    • Both sides, from Prince Street to North Washington Street
  • East India Row,
    • Both sides, from Atlantic Avenue heading easterly to end of city jurisdiction.
  • Milk Street,
    • Both sides, from Atlantic Avenue heading easterly to Old Atlantic Avenue.
  • Old Atlantic Avenue,
    • Both sides, from Milk Street to State Street.
  • State Street,
    • Both sides, from Atlantic Avenue heading easterly to Old Atlantic Avenue
  • Battery Street,
    • Both sides, from Commercial Street heading easterly to end of city jurisdiction.

EAST BOSTON:

  • Sumner Street,
    • Both sides, from New Street to Orleans Street.
    • Both sides, from Jefferies Street to approximately 250’ southwest of Jefferies Street to where the street ends
  • New Street,
    • Both sides, from Maverick Street to Sumner Street.
  • Border Street,
    • Both sides, from Maverick Street to Sumner Street.
  • Landing Street,
    • Both sides, from Border Street to Liverpool Street.
  • Liverpool Street,
    • Both sides, from Sumner Street to Maverick Street.
  • London Street,
    • Both sides, from Maverick Street to Sumner Street.
  • Havre Street,
    • Both sides, from Sumner Street to Maverick Street.
  • Paris Street,
    • Both sides, from Maverick Street to Sumner Street.
  • Clipper Ship Lane,
    • Both sides, from Sumner Street for its entirety.
  • Jaccobe Road,
    • Both sides, from Clipper Ship Lane for its entirety.
  • Bremen Street,
    • Both sides, from Sumner Street heading southerly to its end.
  • Lewis Street,
    • Both sides, from Marginal Street heading southerly to its end.
  • Orleans Street,
    • Both sides, from Sumner Street to Marginal Street.
  • Cottage Street,
    • Both sides, from Webster Street to Marginal Street.
  • Haynes Street,
    • Both sides, from Webster Street to Marginal Street.
  • Marginal Street,
    • Both sides, from Lewis Street to Bremen Street.
    • Both sides, from Orleans Street to approximately 470 east of Jefferies Street (to where the street ends), which includes either side of the marina..
  • Jefferies Street,
    • Both sides, from Sumner Street to Marginal Street

CHARLESTOWN:

  • Warren Street,
    • Both sides, from Chelsea Street to Constitution Road
  • Constitution Road,
    • Both sides, from Warren Street to Chelsea Street.
  • Chelsea Street,
    • Both sides, from Eighth Street heading westerly for its entirety.
  • Fifth Street,
    • South side (Navy Yard side), from Fifth Street to Thirteenth Street.
  • First Avenue,
    • Both sides, from Fifth Street to Thirteenth Street.
  • Sixth Street,
    • Both sides, from First Avenue to Third Avenue.
  • Seventh Street,
    • Both sides, from First Avenue to Third Avenue.
  • Third Avenue,
    • Both sides, from Sixth Street to Ninth Street.
  • Ninth Street,
    • Both sides, from Third Avenue heading southerly for its entirety.
  • Eighth Street,
    • Both sides, from First Avenue heading southerly for its entirety.
  • Terry Ring,
    • Both sides, from First Avenue heading southerly for its entirety.
  • Flagship Way,
    • Both sides, from Eighth Street heading westerly for its entirety.

Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Official Sail Boston Busses Only Saturday –Thursday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

SEAPORT DISTRICT:

  • Boston Wharf Road,
    • East side, from Seaport Boulevard to Parking Lot Entrance.
  • Seaport Boulevard, 
    • South side from Boston Wharf Road to 121 Seaport Ave Construction Site

CHARLESTOWN:

  • Chelsea Street,
    • East side, from 13th Avenue to 16th Avenue.
    • West side, from 13th Avenue to Medford St

DOWNTOWN AREA:

  • Causeway Street,
    • South side, from #239 Causeway Street to front entrance of #251 Causeway Street
  • Atlantic Avenue,
    • From Walk Way to the Sea Crosswalk to Cross Street

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday HP Vehicles Only” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Seaport Boulevard,
    • Both sides, from Sleeper Street to Farnsworth Street
  • Chelsea Street,
    • South side, from North Washington Street to Warren Street

 “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday Police Vehicles Only” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • New Chardon Street,
    • Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street

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.

BPD Traffic Advisory - Full List of Street Closures and Parking Restrictions for Activities Surrounding Super Bowl 51 on Sunday February 5, 2017

Traffic and parking will be restricted at several locations in the City of Boston on Sunday, February 5, due to Super Bowl activity.  In the interest of public safety, modifications to these restrictions may be made by the Boston Police Department at any time.

 Traffic Restrictions:

 The following locations will be closed to traffic from approximately 9:00 PM through 1:00 AM.

·         Commonwealth Avenue, BU Bridge to Massachusetts Avenue, both sides

·         Brookline Avenue, Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road (except for garages/parking lots that have no other exit to another public way. – all vehicles exiting under this condition shall turn in a southerly direction towards Park Drive)

·         Boylston Street, Pilgrim Road to Westland Avenue

·         Ipswich Street, Boylston Street at Hemenway Street to Boylston Street at Park Drive

·         Lansdowne Street, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

·         Van Ness Street, Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

·         Yawkey Way, Boylston Street to Van Ness Street

 Parking Restrictions:

“No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” temporary parking restrictions will be in place at the following locations.

 

BRIGHTON AREA

Beacon Street

Both sides, from Chestnut Hill Avenue to Ayr Road

Brighton Avenue

Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Allston Street

Cleveland Circle

Cassidy Playground Area – Both sides of metered area

Sutherland Road Area – Both sides of metered area

Harvard Avenue

Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Cambridge Street

 

KENMORE SQUARE AREA

Bay State Road

Both sides, from Beacon Street to Granby Street

Beacon Street

Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Park Drive

Boylston Street

Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Brookline Avenue (including DCR areas)

Brookline Avenue

Both sides, from Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road

Burlington Street

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

Commonwealth Avenue

Both sides, both roadways, from Massachusetts Avenue to the Boston University Bridge

Deerfield Street

Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

Fullerton Street

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

Granby Street

Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

Ipswich Street

Both sides, from Boylston Street at Hemenway Street to Boylston Street (Sunoco Gas Station)

Jersey Street

Both sides, from Boylston Street to Park Drive

Kenmore Square in its entirety

Both sides, both roadways, from Kenmore/Raleigh Streets to Deerfield Street/Beacon Streets

Kilmarnock Street

Both sides, from Van Ness Street to Park Drive

Lansdowne Street

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

Newbury Street Extension

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Charles Gate West

Overland Street

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

Park Drive (DCR Roadway)

Left side, left roadway (Roberto Clemente Park side) from Aggassi Road to opposite Kilmarnock Street

Raleigh Street

Both sides, from Bay State Road to Commonwealth Avenue

Sherborn Street

Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

Silber Way

Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

Van Ness Street

Both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

Yawkey Way

Both sides, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue

 

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY AREA

Columbus Avenue

Both sides, from Melnea Cass Boulevard to Douglas Park

Forsyth Way

Both sides, from Hemenway Street to Huntington Avenue

Gainsborough Street

Both sides, from Huntington Avenue to Hemenway Street

Hemenway Street

Both sides, from Forsyth Street to Boylston Street

Symphony Road

Both sides, from Saint Stephens Street to Hemenway Street

Saint Stephens Street

Both sides, from Westland Avenue to Forsyth Way

Opera Place

Both sides, from Saint Stephens Street to Huntington Avenue

Westland Avenue

Both sides, from Hemenway Street to Massachusetts Avenue

 

FANEUIL HALL AREA

Blackstone Street

Both sides, from Hanover Street to North Street

Clinton Street

Both sides, from North Street to Surface Road

Congress Street

Both sides, from New Chardon Street to State Street

Hanover Street

Both sides, from Congress Street to Surface Road

New Chardon Street

Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street

North Street

Both sides, from Surface Road to Congress Street

Union Street

Both sides, from North Street to Hanover Street

State Street

Both sides, from Surface Road to Washington Street

 

NORTH STATION AREA

Canal Street

Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

Causeway Street

Both sides, from Merrimac Street to North Washington Street

Friend Street

Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

Portland Street

Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

Lancaster Street

Both sides, from Merrimac Street to Causeway Street

Merrimac Street

Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

Valenti Way

Both sides, from Merrimac Street to North Washington Street

 

CITY OF BOSTON TRAFFIC ADVISORY: First Night 2017

On Saturday, December 31, 2016, the City of Boston will welcome the New Year with its annual First Night Celebration. Street closures and parking bans will be in effect at various times and locations over the weekend to support the event. Those coming into Boston to enjoy the festivities are asked to leave their vehicles at home and take the MBTA. Information on service may be found at www.MBTA.com.

The following traffic and parking plan may be revised by the Boston Police Department at any time as necessary.

TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Boylston Street, from Exeter Street to Tremont Street, 4 PM to 8 PM
  • Charles Street, from Park Plaza to Beacon Street, 5 PM to 8 PM
  • Dartmouth Street, from St. James Avenue to Boylston Street, 10AM on 12/31/16 to 1AM on 1/1/17

TEMPORARY PARKING RESTRICTIONS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday to Sunday”

  • Boylston Street, Copley Square side, Dartmouth Street to Clarendon Street
  • Blagden Street, both sides, Dartmouth Street to Exeter Street, not including BPL parking zone
  • Trinity Place, Copley Fairmont side, from Saint James Avenue to Stuart Street, and, both sides, from Stuart Street to the Clarendon Street Parking garage, opposite #40

“Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday"

  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Boylston Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Arlington Street
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Exeter Street to Arlington Street (not including BPL parking zone), and, Public Garden side, from Arlington Street to Charles Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street, and, Trinity Church side, from Boylston Street to Saint James Avenue
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from St. James Street to Newbury Street
  • Saint James Avenue, both sides, from Clarendon Street to Dartmouth Street

Traffic Advisory: Weekend of Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, 2016

Puerto Rican Parade, Other Weekend Events

Boston’s annual Puerto Rican Parade will take place on Sunday, July 31, 2016: 

BTD suggests that people attending the event refrain from driving their personal vehicles into the city.  Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.thehubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com. For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round trip rather than a one-way ticket.

Boylston Street will be closed to traffic between Massachusetts Avenue and Exeter Street, from 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM for set-up, and the full route will be closed through approximately 3:30 PM.

At 12 Noon the parade will begin with 5,000 marchers proceeding along Boylston Street, turning left onto Tremont Street and continuing onto Cambridge Street to City Hall Plaza, where the Puerto Rican Festival is taking place this weekend.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations:

  • Boylston street, both sides, from Dalton Street to Tremont Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Tremont Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Cambridge Street
  • Cambridge Street, both sides, from Tremont Street to New Chardon Street, excluding any HP spaces
  • New Chardon Street, both sides, from Cambridge Street to Congress Street

Events that will impact traffic and parking on Saturday, July 30, include the following:

Horadan Way, Mission Hill, will be closed to traffic from Turquoise Way to Cornelia Court from 9 AM to 8 PM for a neighborhood event. “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 9 AM to 8 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect.

Wendover Street, Dorchester, will be closed to traffic from Humphreys to Quincefield Street from 11 AM to 5 PM for a neighborhood event.

Trescott Street, Dorchester, will be closed to traffic from Bakersfield Street to Pleasant Street from 10 AM to 6 PM for a neighborhood event. "Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect.

Brent Street, Dorchester, will be closed to traffic from Joseph Street to Wainwright Street from 9 AM to 5 PM for a neighborhood event.

BPD Traffic Advisory: July 4th 2016 Celebration in Boston

Special events taking place as part of the City of Boston’s annual July 4th celebration will require that vehicle traffic is prohibited and parking is restricted on select local streets in Boston. People coming into the city to enjoy the festivities are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.thehubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com. Please see http://www.july4th.org/Celebrate_on_the_Esplanade/Road_Closures for information on state owned roads in and around Boston that will be impacted due to the festivities on the Esplanade.

Monday July 4th, 2016

 

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS - Local Streets Closed to Vehicular Traffic at 6:00 PM:

 

Beacon Street, from Charles Street to Massachusetts Avenue

Berkeley Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

Dartmouth Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

Fairfield Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

Hereford Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

 

PARKING RESTRICTIONS - Tow Zone, No Stopping:  

 

Beacon Street, even side, from Berkeley Street to Clarendon Street

Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue

Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street

Clarendon Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street

Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street

Exeter Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street

Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Dartmouth Street

Back Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to David G. Mugar Way

Chestnut Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street

Mount Vernon Street, both sides, from David G Mugar Way to Brimmer Street

Pinckney Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street

Revere Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Charles Street

Arlington Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to St. James Avenue

Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Boylston Street

Clarendon Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street

Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street

Exeter Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street

Fairfield Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street

Gloucester Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street

Hereford Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street

Massachusetts Avenue, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street

Beacon Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Charlesgate East

Boylston Street, both sides, from Berkeley Street to Arlington Street

 

BPD TRAFFIC ADVISORY: July 4th 2016 Celebration in Boston

Special events taking place as part of the City of Boston’s annual July 4th celebration will require that vehicle traffic is prohibited and parking is restricted on select local streets in Boston. People coming into the city to enjoy the festivities are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.thehubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com. Please see http://www.july4th.org/Celebrate_on_the_Esplanade/Road_Closures for information on state owned roads in and around Boston that will be impacted due to the festivities on the Esplanade.

July 3rd, 2016

LOCAL STREETS CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AT 3:00 PM

  • Berkeley Street at Beacon Street

July 4th, 2016

LOCAL STREETS CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AT 6:00 PM

  • Beacon Street, from Charles Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Dartmouth Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Fairfield Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Hereford Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

In addition, the City of Boston’s annual Independence Day Parade will begin at City Hall Plaza at 9:00 AM. An estimated 500 marchers will proceed left onto Cambridge Street, continue onto Tremont Street, left onto Bromfield Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Court Street, pausing at the Old State House, left onto Congress Street to Faneuil Hall. Traffic will be delayed briefly on streets along the route as the parade progresses along the route.

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Tow Zone, No Stopping: Thursday, June 30, through Monday, July 4

  • Beacon Street, even side, from Berkeley Street to Clarendon Street

Tow Zone, No Stopping: Sunday, July 3 through Monday, July 4

  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue 
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Back Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to David G. Mugar Way
  • Chestnut Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Mount Vernon Street, both sides, from David G Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Pinckney Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Revere Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Charles Street

Tow Zone, No Stopping: Monday, July 4

  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to St. James Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Boylston Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Hereford Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Massachusetts Avenue, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Charlesgate East
  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Berkeley Street to Arlington Street

BPD Traffic Advisory: Adidas Boost Boston Games on Saturday, June 18, 2016

The Adidas Boost Boston Games will take place on Saturday, June 18, on Charles Street in Boston, between the Boston Public Garden and the Boston Common. The following streets will be closed to traffic from 8 PM on Friday through 11:45 PM on Saturday.

  • Charles Street, between Boylston Street and Beacon Street
  • Boylston Street, between Charles Street and Tremont Street

“No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Friday 6 PM to Saturday 11:59 PM” temporary parking restrictions will be implemented as follows:

  • Charles Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street
  • Boylston Street, Public Garden side, from Arlington Street to Charles Street

Other upcoming events that will impact traffic parking in Boston this weekend include the following:

Sunday, June 19, Father’s Day Scholarship Road Race, Dorchester, 10 AM to 11:15 AM.

Traffic will be delayed briefly as runners proceed from the McKeon Post at #4 Hilltop Street, left onto Granite Avenue, left onto Hope Avenue, right onto West Squantum Street, right onto Granite Avenue, right onto Hilltop Street, right onto Hallet Street.

Those attending the festivities are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.theHubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com. For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket. The Boston Transportation Department reminds drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to please follow the rules of the road and to share Boston’s local streets safely and considerately.

BPD Traffic Advisory for Events to be Held on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Bunker Hill Day Parade – An estimated 1,500 participants will gather on Constitution Road, Chelsea Street, Hunter Street and Decatur Street at 12:30 PM and proceed along the following route: Vine Street, to Bunker Hill Street, left onto Main Street, right onto Union Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Harvard Street, right onto Pleasant Street, right onto Warren Street, left onto Monument Avenue, left onto Monument Square, continuing onto High Street, right onto Green street, right onto Bartlett Street, to Monument Square, left onto Winthrop Street, left onto Common Street, right onto Park Street.  Drivers should expect that streets along the route will be closed to traffic through 5 PM.

The following temporary “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect:

  • Vine Street, both sides, from Chelsea Street to Bunker Hill Street
  • Bunker Hill Street, both sides, from Vine Street to Main Street
  • Main Street, both sides, from Bunker Hill Street to Union Street
  • Union Street, both sides, from Main Street to Washington Street
  • Washington Street, both sides from Union Street to Harvard Street
  • Harvard Street, both sides, from Washington Street to Main Street
  • Pleasant Street, both sides, from Main Street to Warren Street
  • Warren Street, both sides, from Pleasant Street to Monument Avenue
  • Monument Avenue, both sides, from Warren Street to Monument Square
  • Monument Square, both sides, from Monument Avenue to Pleasant Street
  • High Street, both sides, from Pleasant Street to Elm Street
  • Green Street, both sides, from High Street to Bartlett Street
  • Bartlett Street, both sides, from Green Street to Monument Square
  • Monument Square, both sides, from Concord Street to Lexington Street, and, both sides, from Lexington Street to Winthrop Street
  • Winthrop Street, both sides, from #49-50 Monument Square to Common Street
  • Common Street, Training Field side, from Winthrop Street to Park Street
  • Hunter Street, both sides, from Bunker Hill Street to Vine Street
  • Decatur Street, both sides, from Vine Street to #50 Decatur Street
  • Moulton Street, both sides, from Bunker Hill Street to Vine Street
  • Bunker Hill Street, both sides, from Tufts Street to Lowney Way
  • Chelsea Street, both sides, from Fifth Street (gate #4) to Medford Street

Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race – An estimated 200 runners will gather on High Street at the Boys and Girls Club at 10:30 AM and proceed along the following route:  High Street, right onto Winthrop Street, right onto Warren Street, straight onto Main Street, right onto Bunker Hill Street, right onto Lowney Way, right onto Adams Street, left onto Common Street, left onto Park Street, right onto Warren Street, right onto Monument Avenue, right onto Monument Square, follow Monument Square counter clockwise around the monument and back to the intersection of Monument Square and High Street, right onto High Street, finishing at High Street and Wood Street.  Drivers should expect that streets will be closed to vehicular traffic as runners make their way to the end of the route.

Boston Pride Street Fair/Back Bay LGBT Block Party – St. James Avenue, Back Bay/South End, will be closed to traffic between Berkeley Street and Arlington Street from 6 AM to 11 PM.  In addition, the following temporary “Tow Zone No Stopping Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect:

  • St. James Avenue, both sides, between Berkeley Street and Arlington Street
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Stuart Street to Boylston Street

Boston Pride Street Fair/JP LGBT Block Party – Perkins Street, Jamaica Plain, will be closed to traffic between Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue, from 6 AM to 11 PM.  In addition, the following temporary “Tow Zone No Stopping Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect in Jamaica Plain:

  • Perkins Street, both sides, from South Huntington Avenue to Centre Street.

Saint Cecilia Summer Fest – St. Cecilia Street, Back Bay, will be closed to traffic between Belvidere Street and Scotia Street from 8 AM t 6 PM.

Walk for Children’s Hospital – Will take place off-road along the Charles River starting at the Hatch Shell.  To accommodate event buses, “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 12:01 AM to 3 PM” temporary parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:

Beacon Street, opposite the Public Garden, from Brimmer Street to Beaver Street
Charles Street, Public Garden side, from the center gate of the Public Garden to Beacon Street

BPD Training Exercise at Fenway Park – “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 6 AM to 3 PM” temporary parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:

  • Brookline Avenue, both sides, from Overland Street to Lansdowne Street
  • Boylston Street, south side, from opposite Lansdowne Street near Fenway Park to Brookline Avenue
  • Lansdowne Street, both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street
  • Ipswich Street, both sides, from Boylston Street near Fenway Park to opposite Lansdowne Streets, excluding HP-DV spaces.
  • Van Ness Street, both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street, excluding construction zone
  • Yawkey Way, both sides, from Van Ness Street to Brookline Avenue
  • Richard B. Ross Way, both sides, from Van Ness Street to Boylston Street

St. Anthony Procession – Will begin at 2 PM on Hanover Street at the St. Leonard Church Peace Garden, proceed along numerous streets through the North End, and return to the Peace Garden at 6 PM.  Drivers should expect that streets throughout the North End will be closed to through traffic on Sunday afternoon.

BPD Traffic Advisory for the Boston Pride Parade on Saturday June 11, 2016

image courtesy of bostonpride.org

2016 Boston Pride Parade - On Saturday, June 11, 2016, an estimated 35,000 participants will gather on Boylston Street, between Dalton and Clarendon Streets at 12:00 PM and proceed to walk along the following route:  Boylston Street at Clarendon Street, left onto Tremont Street, left onto Berkeley Street, right onto Boylston Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Beacon Street, left onto Tremont Street, straight onto Cambridge Street and right onto City Hall Plaza

Streets along the route will be closed to traffic until approximately 4:00 PM.  

The following temporary "Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday" parking restrictions will be in effect:

  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to St. James Avenue
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to St. James Avenue
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Tremont Street
  • Tremont Street, both sides, from Union Park Street to East Berkeley Street
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Tremont Street to Newbury Street
  • Charles Street South, both sides, from Park Plaza to Boylston Street
  • Charles Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Tremont Street
  • Tremont Street, both sides, from Cambridge Street to Beacon Street
  • Court Street, both sides, from Washington Street to Cambridge Street
  • Cambridge Street, City Hall Plaza side, from Somerset Street to Court Street, and east side, from Sudbury Street to New Chardon Street
  • New Chardon Street, both sides, from Cambridge Street to Congress Street

Chandler Street Block PartyChandler Street, from Berkeley Street to the end of Chandler Street, will be closed to traffic from 7 AM to 9 PM.  In addition, temporary “Tow Zone No Parking Boston Police Special Event 6 AM to 9 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

·         Chandler Street, South End, both sides, from Berkeley Street heading east to the end.

Traffic Advisory: Project Bread Walk for Hunger & 5K Road Race on Sunday, May 1, 2016

 

The annual Project Bread Walk for Hunger, as well as the 1st Annual Walk for Hunger 5 K, will take place in the City of Boston on Sunday, May 1, 2016.  Street closures and parking restrictions will be in place to accommodate the event and those attending are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.theHubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.MBTA.com. For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises rider to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic to accommodate these events:

  • Charles Street, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street, from approximately 6 AM to 10
  • Commonwealth Avenue, from Arlington Street to Massachusetts, from approximately 6:45 AM to 10 AM

The Walk for Hunger will begin at 6 AM on Charles Street near the Boston Common. An estimated 30,000 people expected to participate and the event is anticipated to be completed by 4:00 PM. Walkers will gather on the Boston Common at Charles Street and proceed along the following route: Charles Street, left onto Beacon Street, left onto Arlington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue outbound, under Massachusetts Avenue, sharp right onto Commonwealth Avenue outbound in the opposite direction of vehicular traffic flow, left onto Massachusetts Avenue, crossing the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge into the City of Cambridge, left onto Memorial Drive, westerly on the river path, to the Eliot Bridge, crossing the bridge, left onto the river path heading easterly to the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, up the ramp taking a right onto Massachusetts Avenue, left onto Commonwealth Avenue, to the  Commonwealth Avenue Mall, through the Public Garden, finishing on the Boston Common.

The Walk for Hunger 5K Road Race will begin at 7 AM on Charles Street. An estimated 3,000 runners will turn left onto Beacon Street, left onto Arlington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue westbound, under Massachusetts Avenue, left onto Charlesgate West, left onto Commonwealth Avenue eastbound, under Massachusetts Avenue , left onto Arlington Street, right onto Beacon Street, right onto Charles Street, to the finish line.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday and Sunday” temporary parking restrictions will be in place as follows:

  • Charles Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street 
  • Beacon Street, Boston Common side, from Charles Street to opposite Walnut Street

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” temporary parking restrictions will be in place as follows:

  • Tremont Street, Boston Common side, from Park Street to Boylston Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Arlington Street
  • Beacon Street, outbound, from Commonwealth Avenue (Kenmore Square) to Park Drive (Audubon Circle)
  • Arlington Street, Public Garden side, from Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue.

City of Boston Traffic and Parking Advisory: Boston Marathon Weekend, Saturday, April 16 through Monday, April 18, 2016

Photo Courtesy of BAA.org

The Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016. The race will result in street closures and traffic detours in Boston’s Back Bay and in the surrounding area. Parking restrictions will be in place as well. Those coming into the City of Boston for the day are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Detailed information on Hubway, the regional bike share system, may be found at www.theHubway.com , and real time bike availability may also be obtained by downloading the spotcycle app on your smart phone. Information on the MBTA may be found at www.MBTA.com. For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.

In the interest of public safety and traffic management, Boston’s Police and Transportation Departments may make changes to the following traffic restrictions and parking regulations as necessary. It is important that drivers pay close attention to all posted signs and variable message boards.

 TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, April 18, 2016:

  • 5 AM              Streets in the vicinity of the Boston Common will close
  • 6 AM              Boylston Street, Hereford Street to Arlington Street will close
  • 8 AM              All streets east of Massachusetts Avenue (as well as Massachusetts Turnpike Exit 22) will close
  • 8 AM              All streets west of Massachusetts Avenue in the Kenmore Square Audubon Circle area will close
  • 8:30 AM         All streets in the Brighton area leading into the route will close

5 AM – BOSTON COMMON AREA

  • Tremont Street, Court Street to Boylston Street
  • Avery Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
  • West Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
  • Temple Place, Washington Street to Tremont Street
  • Winter Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
  • Park Street, Beacon Street to Tremont Street
  • Bromfield Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
  • Beacon Street, Somerset Street to Tremont Street
  • Cambridge Street (inbound), New Sudbury Street to Tremont Street

6 AM – BACK BAY AREA

  • Boylston Street, Hereford Street to Arlington Street (cross streets will remain open until 8 AM)

8 AM – BACK BAY AREA

  • Berkeley Street, St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Clarendon Street, St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Dartmouth Street, St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Exeter Street, Newbury Street to Huntington Avenue
  • Ring Road, Huntington Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Fairfield Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Gloucester Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Providence Street, Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
  • Trinity Place, St. James Avenue to Massachusetts Turnpike on-ramp
  • Boylston Street, Massachusetts Avenue to Arlington Street
  • Newbury Street, Arlington Street to Charlesgate East
  • St. James Avenue, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Huntington Avenue (outbound), Dartmouth Street to Belvidere Street
  • Stuart Street, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Blagden Street, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street
  • Berkeley Street, Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Clarendon Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
  • Dartmouth Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
  • Exeter Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Huntington Avenue
  • Fairfield Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Gloucester Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Hereford Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Dalton Street, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Belvidere Street, Huntington Avenue to Dalton Street

8 AM – KENMORE SQUARE AREA

  • Beacon Street, Park Drive to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Brookline Avenue, Lansdowne Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Newbury Street Extension, Brookline Avenue to Charlesgate West
  • Commonwealth Avenue (inbound), from BU Bridge to Gloucester Street
  • Commonwealth Avenue (outbound), Hereford Street to Deerfield Street
  • Kenmore Street, Newbury Street Extension to Commonwealth Avenue (outbound)
  • Raleigh Street, Beacon Street Extension to Commonwealth Avenue (outbound)

8:30 AM – BRIGHTON AREA

  • Commonwealth Avenue, Beacon Street to Gloucester Street, and from the Newton City Line (Lake Street) to Chestnut Hill Avenue
  • Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline town line (Cleveland Circle)
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Brookline town line (Ayr Road)

In addition, on Saturday, April 16, streets along the routes will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic to accommodate the B.A.A. 5K as well as the B.A.A. Invitational Mile.

The 5K will begin at 8 AM on Charles Street near the Center Gate of the Public Garden. An estimated 10,000 runners will turn right onto Boylston Street, right on Arlington Street, left onto Commonwealth Avenue outbound via the underpass at Massachusetts Avenue, left onto Charlesgate West, left onto Commonwealth Avenue inbound via the underpass at Massachusetts Avenue, right onto Hereford Street, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Charles Street.

The Invitational Mile will begin on Boylston Street near Exeter Street with starting times at 10:30 AM, 10:45 AM and 11 AM. Runners will turn left onto Dartmouth Street, left onto Newbury Street and left onto Boylston Street, ending at the Boston Marathon Finish Line.

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Parking will be restricted on several streets in the Back Bay on Monday, April 18, 2016, as well as on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Parking will also be restricted on some streets several days in advance of the weekend to allow preparations to take place. Parking restrictions are as follows:

 No Stopping April 6 to April 21

  • Boylston Street (both sides)
  • Exeter Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Boylston Street
  • From Dartmouth Street near the Copley Square Mall to Clarendon St
  • Exeter Street (east side)
  • Boylston Street to Blagden Street
  • Blagden Street (south side)
  • Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street

No Stopping April 11 to April 21

  • Blagden Street (north side)
  • Dartmouth Street to BPL Driveway

No Stopping April 13 to April 19

  • Exeter Street (west side)
  • Alley 441 to Boylston Street

No Stopping Saturday 12:01AM through 2PM

  • Newbury Street (both sides)
  • Dartmouth Street to Exeter Street

No Stopping Friday, Saturday & Monday

  • Boylston Street (both sides)
  • Dalton Street to Arlington Street
  • Exeter Street (both sides)
  • Newbury Street to Huntington Avenue (except where otherwise posted)
  • Dartmouth Street (both sides)
  • Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Trinity Place (both sides)
  • St. James Avenue to Stuart Street

No Stopping Saturday to Monday

  • Cambridge Street (both sides)
  • Court Street to Sudbury Street excluding any active construction zones
  • St. James Avenue (both sides)
  • Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street

No Stopping Saturday & Monday

  • Beacon Street (Boston Common side)
  • Charles Street to Joy Street
  • Boylston Street (both sides)
  • Arlington Street to Charles Street
  • Charles Street (both sides)
  • Boylston Street to Beacon Street
  • Columbus Avenue (south side)
  • #162 Columbus Avenue to Arlington Street
  • St. James Avenue (both sides)
  • Berkeley Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Stuart Street (both sides)
  • Huntington Avenue to Arlington Street

No Stopping Monday

  • Arlington Street (both sides)
  • Beacon Street to Stuart Street
  • Arlington Street (west side)
  • Columbus Avenue to Isabella Street
  • Beacon Street (both sides)
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue to Brookline Line
  • Beacon Street
  • Brookline Line to Kenmore Square (inbound side)
  • Bay State Road to Kenmore Square (both sides)
  • Belvidere Street (both sides)
  • Huntington Avenue to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Berkeley Street (both sides)
  • Columbus Avenue to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Blagden Street (both sides)
  • Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street
  • Cambridge Street (west side)
  • Court Street to Beacon Street / Tremont Street
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue (both sides)
  • Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Clarendon Street (both sides)
  • Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
  • Columbus Avenue (both sides)
  • Arlington Street to Dartmouth (unless otherwise posted)
  • Commonwealth Avenue (south side)
  • Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to 80’ east of Hereford
  • Commonwealth Avenue
  • Lake Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue (inbound)
  • Commonwealth Avenue
  • Charlesgate West to Deerfield Street (outbound)
  • Dalton Street (both sides)
  • Boylston Street to Clearway Street
  • Dartmouth Street (both sides)
  • Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Saint James Avenue to Columbus Avenue
  • Deerfield Street (both sides)
  • Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road
  • Exeter Street (both sides)
  • Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Fairfield Street (both sides)
  • Boylston Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Gloucester Street (both sides)
  • Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Hereford Street (both sides)
  • Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Huntington Avenue (northwest side)
  • Blagden Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Kenmore Street (both sides)
  • Newbury Street to Beacon Street
  • Newbury Street (both sides)
  • Arlington Street to Brookline Avenue over post any other temporary signs
  • New Chardon Street (north side)
  • Merrimac Street to Cambridge Street
  • Providence Street (both sides)
  • Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
  • Raleigh Street (both sides)
  • Bay State Road to Beacon Street
  • Stanhope Street (both sides)
  • Berkeley Street to Clarendon Street
  • Scotia Street (both sides)
  • Dalton Street to St. Cecilia Street
  • St. Cecilia Street (both sides)
  • Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Tremont Street (both sides)
  • Cambridge Street to Stuart Street

No Stopping Monday Buses Only 10AM to 5PM

  • Beacon Street (South side, Public Garden side), Charles Street to Arlington Street