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RUN TO REMEMBER, MASSACHUSETTS FALLEN HEROES CEREMONY, COUNTRY 102.5 STREET PARTY

May 23, 2019

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Traffic Advisory for Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, 2019

The Run to Remember, Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Ceremony, Country 102.5 Street Party, and other special events taking place between Friday, May 24, and Sunday, May 26, 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, May 24

The Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Ceremony will require the closing of Northern Avenue, from Fan Pier Boulevard to Pier Four Boulevard, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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

  • Northern Avenue, south side, Fan Pier Boulevard to Pier Four Boulevard

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

  • Seaport Boulevard, north side, Northern Avenue to Fan Pier Boulevard
  • Northern Avenue, north side, Pier Four Boulevard to Fan Pier Boulevard

The Boston Architectural College Commencement Processional will take place from 12:15 PM until approximately 1:00 PM.  Participants will march on sidewalks from #320 Newbury Street, turn right onto Clarendon Street, left onto Stuart Street, and left onto Berkeley Street.

 

Friday, May 24, through Sunday, May 26

The Boston Calling Music Festival will take place at the Harvard Athletic Complex.  Allston, in the area of North Harvard Street, Western Avenue and Soldiers Field Road, is expected to experience traffic congestion throughout the weekend. Specific road closures are expected as follows from approximately 10:00 PM-12:00AM, nightly, May 24-26.

  • North Harvard Street at the intersection of Western Avenue to vehicular traffic.
  • North Harvard Street closed, all vehicular traffic exiting Athletic Complex to turn right only heading in the direction toward Western Avenue.
  • Harvard Street exit on Soldiers Field Road East and West.
  • Anderson Bridge to vehicular traffic.

 

Saturday, May 25

The Country 102.5 Street Party will require the closing of Lansdowne Street, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street, from approximately 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM. 

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

  • Lansdowne Street, both sides, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

 

Sunday, May 26

The Run to Remember Road Race will require the closing of streets along the route from approximately 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  An estimated 10,000 runners will begin at 7 AM on Seaport Boulevard at the World Trade Center.  They will proceed from Seaport Boulevard, right onto Atlantic Avenue, left onto State Street, right onto Congress Street, left onto New Chardon Street, right onto Cambridge Street, over the Longfellow Bridge, leaving the City of Boston into the City of Cambridge, returning to the City of Boston, via the Longfellow Bridge, right onto Charles Street, right onto Beacon Street, left onto Arlington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue Outbound, left onto Berkeley Street, left onto Commonwealth Avenue Inbound, right onto Arlington Street, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto State Street, right onto Congress Street, left onto Atlantic Avenue, right onto Seaport Boulevard.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 6 AM to 12 Noon” parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.

  • Beacon Street, Public Garden side, Charles Street to Arlington Street
  • Cambridge Street, south side, New Chardon Street to Charles Circle
  • Seaport Boulevard, both sides, B Street to Atlantic Avenue
  • State Street, both sides, Atlantic Avenue to Congress Street
  • Milk Street, both sides, Washington Street to Congress Street

 

Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26

Work taking place in the Financial District will require Water Street, between Congress Street and Broad Street, and Kilby Street, between Milk Street and State Street, to be closed to traffic 24 hours.

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

  • Water Street, Congress Street to Broad Street
  • Kilby Street, Milk Street to State Street

Monday, May 27

The Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10:00 AM at the McKeon Post, 4 Hilltop Street in Dorchester.  An estimated 250 marchers will proceed from the McKeon Post, right onto St. Brendan’s Road, left onto Milton Street, right onto Granite Avenue, left onto Gallivan Boulevard, left onto Adams Street, to Cedar Grove Cemetery, returning from Milton Street, right onto Gallivan Boulevard, left onto Pope John Paul II Extension, to the McKeon Post.  Traffic delays should be expected.