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Traffic advisory for Aug. 31 - Sept. 5

August 25, 2016

Transportation

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Transportation

The student move-in process at Boston’s colleges and universities will significantly impact local streets and parking.

Thousands of students will soon move to on- and off-campus housing at colleges and universities in the City.  Some of these temporary restrictions will last through the weekend after September 1.  Students and their families are asked to plan accordingly to ensure a smooth transition.  Drivers are asked to allow for extra time and to pay extra attention to all posted signs.

Boston neighborhoods that will be most affected by the student move-in process are Allston/Brighton, Fenway, Mission Hill, and Roxbury.

Allston/Brighton: Temporary Traffic Restrictions

(For Wednesday, Aug. 31, and Thursday, Sept. 1)

"One-way":
  • Brainerd Road, between Walbridge Street and Gorham 
  • Walbridge Street, between Brainerd Road and Commonwealth Avenue
"No Right Turn":
  • Ashford Street at Pratt Street, requiring vehicles exiting Pratt Street at Ashford Street to only take a left turn on Ashford Street towards Malvern Street
  • Ashford Street at Ashford Court, requiring vehicles exiting Ashford Court to take a left turn on Ashford Street at Malvern Street
  • Ashford Street at Hartley Terrace, requiring existing Hartley Terrace to take a left turn on Ashford Street toward Malvern Street
  • Sawyer Terrace at Ashford Street requiring vehicles exiting Sawyer Terrace at Ashford to only take a left turn on Ashford St. towards Malvern Street.  
  • Brainerd Road at Feneno Terrace, requiring vehicles exiting Feneno Terrace to turn left onto Brainerd Road toward Walbridge Street
  • #60 Brainerd Road, requiring vehicles exiting #60 Brainerd Road parking area to turn left onto Brainerd Road
"No Right Turn" and "Do Not Enter":
  • Commonwealth Avenue at Walbridge Street
"No Left Turn":
  • Brainerd Road at Redford Street, requiring vehicles coming down Redford Street from Commonwealth Avenue to turn right onto Brainerd Road towards Walbridge Street
  • Brainerd Road at Griggs Street, requiring vehicles coming down Griggs Street from Commonwealth Avenue to turn right onto Brainerd Road towards Walbridge Street
"No Left Turn" and "Do Not Enter":
  • Ashford Street at Chester Street, requiring vehicles exiting Chester Street to only take a right turn toward Malvern Street
  • Pratt Street at Wadsworth Street, blocking access to Pratt Street towards Linden Street and requiring vehicles traveling on Pratt Street from Ashford Street to turn right onto Wadsworth Street
  • Chester Street at Gardner Street requiring vehicles exiting Chester St. to only take a right turn on Gardner St. towards Malvern Street 
  • Brainerd Road at Walbridge Street, requiring vehicles coming down Brainerd Road from Kelton Street to turn left on Walbridge Street

Allston/Brighton: Temporary Parking Restrictions

"Tow Zone – No Stopping" on Thursday, Sept. 1, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.:
  • Brighton Avenue, #100 Brighton Avenue
  • Pratt Street, north side, even side, from Linden Street to Ashford Street
  • Ashford Street, north side, even side, from Linden Street to Malvern Street
  • Gardner Street, north side, even side, from Linden Street to Malvern Street
  • Linden Street, east side, even side, from Gardner Street to Pratt Street
  • Highgate Street, north side, even side, from Cambridge Street to Farrington Street
  • Farrington Street, #14 Farrington Street, opposite Highgate Street
  • Cambridge Street, even side, #424 Cambridge Street to Linden Street
  • Warren Street, odd side, Cambridge Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Wadsworth Street-North side (even side) from Pratt Street to Hartley Terrace

Fenway: Temporary Traffic Restrictions

Streets will be one-way only on Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4:
  • Forsyth Street toward Hemenway Street

Fenway: Temporary Parking Restrictions

"Tow Zone – No Parking" on Thursday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 5:
  • Forsyth Street, both sides, from Huntington Avenue to Hemenway Street
  • Hemenway Street, odd side, from Forsyth Street to Westland Avenue
  • Opera Place, both sides, from Huntington Avenue to Saint Stephen Street
  • Saint Stephen Street, both sides, from Gainsborough Street to Opera Place
"Tow Zone – No Parking" on Thursday, Sept. 1:
  • Gainsborough Street, both sides, from Huntington Avenue to Hemenway Street
  • Symphony Road, both sides, from Saint Stephen Street to Hemenway Street
  • Westland Avenue, both sides, from Hemenway Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Hemenway Street, even side, from Forsyth Way to Westland Avenue
  • Saint Stephen Street, both sides, from Gainsborough Street to Massachusetts Avenue
"Tow Zone – No Parking" on Saturday, Sept. 3:
  • Saint Botolph Street, both sides, from Northeastern University to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Gainsborough Street, both sides, from Huntington Avenue to the MBTA

Mission Hill: Temporary Traffic Restrictions

Streets will be one-way only on Thursday, Sept. 1:
  • Saint Alphonsus Street, from Calumet Square to Tremont Street
  • Calumet Street, towards Wait Street
  • Parker Hill Avenue, from Huntington Avenue to Hillside  Street.  Drivers traveling down Parker Hill Avenue will need to turn right onto Hillside Street and left onto Frawley Street.

Expect heavy traffic volume on all streets in Mission Hill including Huntington Avenue, Tremont Street, and Columbus Avenue.

Mission Hill: Temporary Parking Restrictions

"Tow Zone – No Stopping, Boston Police Special Event" on Thursday, Sept. 1:
  • Alleghany Street, even side, from Parker Street heading westerly to the end
  • Bickford Avenue, west side, odd side, from Parker Street to Heath Street
  • Buckman Street, west side, odd side, from Lawn Street to Fisher Avenue
  • Burney Street, west side, odd side, from Tremont Street to Delle Avenue
  • Calumet Street, both sides, from Darling Street to Hillside Street
  • Carmel Street, west side, odd side, from Tremont Street to Delle Avenue
  • Cherokee Street, south side, even side, from Pontiac Street to Hillside Street
  • Copenger Street, north side, odd side, from Parker Hill Avenue to the end
  • Darling Street, east side, even side, from Calumet Street to Hillside Street
  • Delle Avenue, north side, odd side, from Parker Street to Carmel Street
  • Eldora Street, south side, even side, from Sunset Street to Hillside Street
  • Ellingwood Street
  • Estey Street, east side, odd side, from Lawn Street to Fisher Avenue
  • Fisher Avenue, north side, odd side, from Parker Street to Parker Hill Avenue
  • Folsom Avenue
  • Frawley Street, west side, odd side, from Huntington Avenue to Hillside Street
  • Gore Street, north side, odd side, from Terrace Street to Parker Street
  • Harleston Street, east side, odd side, from Calumet Street to Parker Hill Avenue
  • Hillside Street, north side, odd side, from Parker Hill Avenue to Parker Street
  • Iroquois Street, north side, odd side, from Sachem Street to Calumet Street
  • Judge Street, west side, odd side, from Parker Hill Avenue to Iroquois Street
  • Lawn Street, north side, odd side, from Estey Street to Buckman Street
  • Mission Street, east side, odd side, from Stockwell Street to Huntington Avenue
  • Oscar Street, north side, odd side, from Terrace Street to Parker Street
  • Oswald Street, west side, odd side, from Calumet Street to Hillside Street
  • Parker Street, west side, odd side, from Tremont Street to Fisher Avenue
  • Parker Hill Avenue, west side, odd side, from Huntington Avenue to Hillside Avenue
  • Parker Hill Terrace, north side, odd side, from Parker Hill Street to the end
  • Pequot Street, north side, odd side, from Wait Street to Calumet Street
  • Pontiac Street, west side, odd side, from Tremont Street to Hillside Street
  • Sachem Street, west side, odd side, from Hillside Street to Calumet Street
  • Saint Alphonsus Street, both sides, from Alleghany Street to Calumet Street
  • Sewall Street, west side, odd side, from Tremont Street to Delle Avenue
  • Shepherd Avenue
  • South Whitney Street, north side, odd side, from Tremont Street to the end
  • Stockwell Street, north side odd side, from Wait Street to Frawley Street
  • Sunset Street, east side, even side, from Parker Hill Avenue to Hillside Street
  • Torpie Street, north side, odd side, from Tremont Street to the end
  • Wait Street, west side, odd side, from Huntington Avenue to Hillside Street
  • Wensley Street, north side, odd side, from Buckman Street to Heath Street

Roxbury: Temporary Traffic Restrictions

Streets will be one-way only between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Friday, Sept. 2, through Monday, Sept. 5:
  • Columbus Avenue, from Camden Street to Ruggles MBTA Station, one-way toward Ruggles

Roxbury: Temporary Parking Restrictions

"Tow Zone – No Parking" from Saturday, Sept. 3, through Monday, Sept. 5:
  • Coventry Street, both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue
"Tow Zone – No Parking" between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Friday, Sept. 2, through Monday, Sept. 5:
  • Columbus Avenue, both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Ruggles MBTA
"Tow Zone – No Parking" between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Saturday, Sept. 3, through Monday, Sept. 5:
  • Camden Street, both sides, from Columbus Avenue to MBTA property