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Traffic advisory for Boston Massacre reenactment on March 4

March 1, 2017


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The event on Saturday will impact traffic and parking Downtown.

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, beginning at 6 PM, the Boston Society will conduct the annual Boston Massacre reenactment in front of the Old State House at the intersection of Congress, Devonshire and State Streets in Downtown Boston. 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 and information on the MBTA may be found at  For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.

There will be no vehicular access to Devonshire Street from State Street between 6 PM and 8 PM.  Traffic on State Street will be limited to one lane.  If crowd size and other conditions warrant, State Street may need to be closed to traffic as well. 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 4 PM to 9 PM” parking restrictions will be implemented at the following locations.

  • Devonshire Street, both sides, from State Street to Quaker Lane
  • State Street, both sides, from Congress Street to Washington Street