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Traffic Advisory for Halloween Weekend

October 25, 2016

Transportation

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Please travel on Boston's streets with caution and watch for children trick or treating

A number of Halloween related events will be taking place in the City of Boston from Saturday, October 29, through Monday, October 31.  People traveling on Boston’s local streets are asked to proceed with caution and watch for children trick or treating.  Traffic and parking will be impacted at locations throughout the City.

Saturday, October 29

The Costume Dash 5K will begin at Copley Square at 9 AM.  Runners will race down Boylston Street, turn left on Charles Street, turn around near Beacon Street and finish in the Boston Common.  Traffic will be delayed briefly at intersections as runners make their way along the route.  “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 6 AM to 12 Noon” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Clarendon Street

Battery Street, North End, from Hanover Street to Commercial Street, will be closed to traffic from 9 AM to 4 PM and will require “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday & Sunday 8 AM to 4 PM” parking restrictions as follows.

  • Battery Street, both sides, from Hanover Street to Battery Street
  • Commercial Street, even side from Hanover Street to Battery Street

Willowood Street, from Woodrow Avenue to Harwood Street in Dorchester will be closed to traffic from 11 AM to 8 PM.

Sunday October 30

Chandler Street, South End, from Columbus Avenue to Clarendon Street, will be closed to traffic from 1 PM to 5 PM. 

Monday, October 31

Tyndale Street, Roslindale, will be closed to traffic from Guernsey Street to Ainsworth Street from 6 PM to 8 PM.

Beckler Avenue, South Boston, will be closed to traffic from K Street to the end, from 3 PM to 9 PM.

Mendum Street, Roslindale, will be closed to traffic from Fairview Street to Walter Street from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

Marlborough Street, Back Bay, will be closed to traffic from Berkeley Street to Fairfield Street, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

Rutland Street, South End, will be closed to traffic from Tremont Street to Shawmut Street, from 5 PM to 8 PM.

Halloween on the Hill will require the following streets on Beacon Hill to be closed to traffic from 4:30 PM to 8 PM.

  • Pinckney Street, Joy Street to Charles Street
  • Mt. Vernon Street, Joy Street to Charles Street
  • Chestnut Street, Walnut Street to Charles Street
  • West Cedar Street, Revere Street to Charles Street
  • Cedar Lane, in its entirety

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Monday 12 PM to 8 PM” parking restrictions will be in place on the following streets in Charlestown.

  • Monument Square, both sides, around the entire Square
  • Winthrop Street, both sides, from Monument Square to Common Street
  • Common Street, both sides, from Winthrop Street to Adams Street
  • Adams Street, both sides, from Common Street to Winthrop Street