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Traffic advisory for Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2017

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The Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, Run to Remember Road Race, and Memorial Day Parade will impact traffic and parking.

Special events taking place in the City of Boston this Memorial Day weekend will impact traffic and parking.  Those attending the festivities are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  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.  Walking is also a great way to move around the City of Boston.

Saturday, May 27

The Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial will take place from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Traffic will be prohibited on Northern Avenue from Fan Pier Boulevard to Seaport Boulevard.

Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Friday and Saturday restrictions will be in effect at the following location to accommodate set up on Friday and the event on Saturday.

  • Northern Avenue, both sides from Fan Pier Boulevard to Seaport Boulevard

Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday will be in effect at the following location.

  • Seaport Boulevard, north side, from Northern Avenue to Thompson Place
Sunday, May 28

An estimated 10,000 people will gather in front of the World Trade Center for Boston’s Run to Remember beginning at 7 a.m. on Seaport Boulevard.  The route is Seaport Boulevard, right onto Atlantic Avenue, left onto State Street, right onto Congress Street, left onto New Chardon Street, right onto Cambridge Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Beacon Street, right onto Massachusetts Avenue, leaving the City of Boston into the City of Cambridge, returning to the City of Boston on Massachusetts Avenue, left onto Beacon Street, right onto Arlington Street, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto State Street, right onto Congress Street, right onto Franklin Street, left onto Federal Street, left onto High Street, right onto Congress Street, left onto Atlantic Avenue, right onto Seaport Boulevard.

Streets along the route are expected to be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 6 a.m. - 12 p.m. parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.

  • Cambridge Street, south side, from New Chardon Street to Charles Circle
  • Seaport Boulevard, both sides, from B Street to Atlantic Avenue
  • State Street, north side, from Atlantic Avenue to Congress Street
  • Milk Street, both sides, from Washington Street to Congress Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Massachusetts Avenue
Monday, May 29

The Memorial Day Parade will begin at the McKeon Post, #4 Hilltop Street in Dorchester, at 10 AM.  An estimated 250 marchers will proceed from Hilltop Street, turning 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.  Traffic will be delayed as the procession moves along the route.