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Traffic Advisory, December 8, 10 and 11, 2016

December 8, 2016

Transportation

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Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll, SS Run, North End Christmas Parade, Walter's Run will impact traffic and parking

The Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll, the SS Run, the North End Christmas Parade and Walter’s Run will impact traffic and parking in the City of Boston on Thursday, December 8, as well as on Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11.  To travel to these events, 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.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Charles Street will be closed to traffic between Cambridge Street and Beacon Street from 6 PM to 9 PM for the Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The SS Run will begin at 1 PM at the Lir Tavern, 903 Boylston Street in the Back Bay, and runners will head east on Boylston Street, turn left onto Berkeley Street, left onto Newbury Street, left onto Gloucester Street, left onto Boylston Street and return to the Lir Tavern.  Traffic will be briefly held back at intersections as the 700 runners proceed along the route.  “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 6 AM to 4 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:

  • Boylston Street, odd side, from #913 Boylston Street, past Gloucester Street, ending at #867 Boylston Street.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

The North End Christmas Parade will begin at 1 PM at Andrew Puopolo (North End) Park and the parade with 200 marchers will proceed to Commercial Street to North Street, left onto Lewis Street, right onto Commercial Street, right onto Richmond Street, to Hanover Street, to Parmenter Street, right onto Salem Street, right onto Charter Street, right onto Hanover Street, right onto Cross Street, right onto Endicott Street, right at Keaney Square, right onto Prince Street, left onto Hanover Street, left onto Commercial Street, ending at the Andrew Puopolo Park.  Traffic will be briefly held back at intersections as the parade follows the route.  “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 8 Am to 4 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:

  • Commercial Street, both sides, from Hanover Street to Prince Street.

Walter’s Run will begin at 11 AM at the YMCA at 15 Bellevue Street, West Roxbury, and 400 runners will proceed left onto Centre Street, right onto Mt. Vernon Street, right onto Grayfield Street, left onto Corey Street, left onto Dwinell Street, left onto Addington Road, left onto Lagrange Street, to Linnet Street, right onto Emmonsdale Road, left onto Tennyson Street, left onto Bellevue Street, finishing at #15 Bellevue Street.  Traffic will be briefly held back at intersections as the runners proceed along the course.