The City of Boston Transportation Department is advising motorists that traffic delays and detours should be expected in Downtown Boston and the Waterfront due to the upcoming celebrations of the anniversary of the War of 1812 and Boston’s annual Fourth of July fireworks.
People coming into Boston to join in festivities are strongly encouraged to use public transportation and leave their vehicles at home. Parking regulations, particularly those that are public safety related, will be strictly enforced.
To accommodate the festivities, the following temporary parking restrictions will be implemented by the City of Boston:
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event through Wednesday, July 4”
Beacon Street, both sides from Arlington Street to Clarendon Street
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Wednesday, July 4”
Arlington Street, both sides from Beacon Street to Boylston Street
Beacon Street, both sides from Charles Street to Arlington Street
Berkeley Street, both sides from Beacon Street to Back Street
Berkeley Street, east side from St. James to Boylston
Boylston Street, both sides from Berkeley Street to Arlington Street
Chestnut Street, both sides from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
Clarendon Street, both sides from Beacon Street to Back Street
Mt. Vernon Street, both sides from David Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
At this time the City of Boston does not have any scheduled road closings but the Boston Police may implement closures on city controlled roadways to ensure public safety.
Additionally, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will also be implementing parking restrictions on many of their roadways as well as road closures on Storrow Drive beginning at 7 a.m. on July 4 and on Memorial Drive beginning at 6 p.m. on July 4. For more information on state roadways, visit www.massdot.state.ma.us.