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Bunker Hill Parade, Adidas Boost Games, Other Events

June 14, 2019

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Traffic Advisory for Friday, June 14, through Monday, June 17, 2019

The Bunker Hill Day Parade, the Adidas Boost Games and other special events taking place this weekend will impact traffic and parking in Boston.  People coming into the City to attend are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  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. 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 move around Boston.

 

Friday, June 14 through Monday, June 17

The Adidas Boost Games taking place in the Copley Square area will require the following street closures from 7 PM on Friday through 7 AM on Monday.

  • Boylston Street, Exeter Street to Clarendon Street
  • Dartmouth Street, St. James Avenue to Boylston Street.

The Games will also require the closing of the following streets on Sunday only from 10 AM to 3 PM.

  • Newbury Street, Berkeley Street to Gloucester Street
  • Gloucester Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Boylston Street, Hereford Street to Exeter Street
  • Fairfield Street, Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Exeter Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Dartmouth Street, Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Clarendon Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street

“No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Friday 4 PM to Monday 8AM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Boylston Street, both sides, Exeter Street to Clarendon Street

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

  • Boylston Street, both sides, Hereford Street to Exeter Street; and both sides, Clarendon Street to Berkeley Street
  • Newbury Street, both sides, Arlington Street to Gloucester Street
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, Saint James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Saint James Avenue
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, Saint James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Blagden Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street

 

Friday, June 14

The St. Anthony Procession will begin at 6 PM at St. Leonard’s Peace Garden on Hanover Street in the North End and proceed on the following route throughout the neighborhood. Traffic delays should be expected.

Exit the Peace Garden, right onto Hanover St., right onto Prince St., right onto Salem St., left onto Sheafe St., right onto Snowhill St., left onto North Hudson St., left onto Hull St., left onto Salem St., right onto Charter St.- up to Villa Michelangelo, left and continue down Charter St. to Henchman St., left onto Henchman St., right onto Commercial St., right onto Hanover St., past Fleet St., turn around at Prince St., right onto Fleet St., right onto North St., left onto Lewis St., continue down Lewis St., right onto Commercial St., right onto Richmond St., continue on Richmond St., right onto North St., keep left at fork and head toward Sacred Heart Church, left onto “Little” Prince St., left onto Hanover St., continue on Hanover St., right onto Cross St., right onto Salem St., left onto Cooper St., right onto Endicott St., left onto Thacher St., then turn around, straight on Thacher St. toward North Margin St., left onto North Margin St., turn around and back onto Thacher St., right onto Endicott St., right onto Causeway Street, right onto Prince St., continue up Prince St., left onto Hanover St., to Saint Leonard ‘s Peace Garden.

 

Saturday, June 15

The Martin Richard Park Dedication Ceremony will require the closing of Sleeper Street, from Congress Street to Seaport Boulevard, from 8 AM to 6 PM.

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

  • Sleeper Street, both sides, Congress Street to Seaport Boulevard.
  • Seaport Boulevard, south side, from Sleeper Street to Boston Wharf Road

 

The Monument Avenue Block Party will require the closing of Monument Avenue, Charlestown, from Warren Street to Monument Avenue, from 10 AM to 5 PM.

 

The Day Before Concert/Monument Square Concert will require closing of Monument Square, Charlestown, from Pleasant Street to Winthrop Street, from 2 PM to 8 PM.

 

Sunday, June 16

The Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race will begin on High Street, Charlestown, at the intersection of Elm Street.  An estimated 800 runners will proceed on 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 around the monument back to the intersection of Monument Square and High Street, right onto High Street, finishing at High Street and Wood Street.

Formation of the Bunker Hill Parade will take place on Constitution Road, Chelsea Street Hunter Street and Decatur Street in Charlestown.  The parade will begin at 12:30 PM on Vine Street at Bunker Hill Street, continue onto Bunker Hill Street, left onto Main Street, left onto Monument Avenue, right onto Monument Square, right onto Winthrop Street, left onto Common Street, right onto Park Street.  The formation area and streets along the route will close to traffic beginning at approximately 10 AM and will reopen after the conclusion of the parade at approximately 3 PM

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

  • 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 Monument Avenue
  • Monument Avenue, Both sides from Main Street to Warren Street
  • Monument Square
  • Winthrop Street, Both sides, from 49-50 Monument Square to Common Street
  • Common Street, Training Field Side, from Winthrop Street to Park Street
  • Adams Street, Training Field Side, from Winthrop Street to
  • Common Street
  • Bunker Hill Street, Both sides, from Tufts Street to Lowney Way
  • Decatur Street, Both sides, from Vine Street to #50 Decatur Street
  • Chelsea Street, Both sides, from Fifth Street (Gate #4) to Medford Street
  • Hunter Street, Both sides, from Bunker Hill Street to Vine Street
  • Moulton Street, Both sides, from Bunker Hill Street to Vine Street
  • Tufts Street, Both sides, from Vine Street to O’Reilly Way

 

The Father’s Day Scholarship Race will begin at the McKeon Post, 4 Hilltop Street, Dorchester, at 9:30 AM.  An estimated 350 runners and walkers will proceed on 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.  Very brief traffic delays should be expected.