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Traffic Advisory for Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, December 16, 17 and 19, 2017

December 14, 2017

Transportation

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Boston Tea Party Reenactment, North End Christmas Parade, Hannukah Vehicle Procession

The Boston Tea Party Reenactment celebrating the 244th anniversary of this historic event, the North End Christmas Parade and the Hannukah Vehicle Procession will impact traffic and parking in the City of Boston on Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday, December 16, 17 and 19, 2017.  Those attending these events 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 travel around Boston.

Saturday, December 16

The Boston Tea Party Reenactment will begin at the Old South Meeting House at 6:30 PM.  At 7:30 PM a parade will kick off at the Old South Meeting House and proceed to Washington Street, left onto Milk Street, right onto Pearl Street, left onto Atlantic Avenue, proceeding right onto the Harborwalk and ending at Atlantic Wharf.   Brief traffic delays may be experienced along the route.

Sunday, December 17

Santa will arrive by helicopter at 2:30 PM at Puopolo Park in the North End.  The Christmas Parade will begin on Commercial Street at Puopolo Park at 3 PM.  The parade will proceed on Commercial Street from Foster Street to Hull Street, ending at the Steriti Skating Rink.  Traffic delays may be experienced along the route.  In addition, “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 8AM to 4 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Commercial Street, both side, opposite Foster Street to opposite Hull Street

Tuesday, December 19

The Hannukah Vehicle Procession taking place in the vicinity of Chesnut Hill Avenue and Dighton Street in Brighton may result in brief traffic delays.  In addition, “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Tuesday 3 PM to 9 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Dighton Street, both sides, opposite Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Winthrop School
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue, odd side, #5 Chestnut Hill Avenue (Bank of America) to Academy Hill Road.

 

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