Traffic Advisory for Saturday, November 19, 2016
November 15, 2016
The annual tree lighting at Faneuil Hall and the Camp Harbor View 5K will both take place on Saturday, November 19, and impact traffic and parking in Boston. 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.
The Faneuil Hall event is scheduled for 3 PM - 10 PM. Clinton Street will be closed to traffic from approximately 6 PM – 9 PM. Large pedestrian crowds are expected throughout the area and drivers are encouraged to detour around the vicinity of Faneuil Hall whenever possible.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 12 Noon to Midnight” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:
- Chatham Street, both sides, from Merchants Row to Commercial Street
- Commercial Street, both sides, from Chatham Street to State Street
- State Street, odd side, from Surface Road to McKinley Square.
The Camp Harbor View 5K will begin at 9 AM and streets along the race route will be closed from approximately 8 AM - 10 AM, with BPD re-opening streets sooner if possible. An estimated 2,000 runners will gather on Charles Street, between Boylston and Beacon Streets, and proceed on Charles Street, left to Beacon Street, left to Arlington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue outbound, under the Massachusetts Avenue underpass, left onto Charlesgate West, left onto Commonwealth Avenue inbound, under the Massachusetts Avenue underpass, left onto Arlington Street, right onto Beacon Street, right onto Charles Street.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:
- Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles to Arlington Streets,
- Charles Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street.