Traffic Advisory, Running with Bridesmaids, Beantown Jazz Festival, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival
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For Immediate Release
September 28, 2012
Released By:
Transportation
For More Information Contact:
Tracey Ganiatsos
BTD@cityofboston.gov

Special events taking place in Boston this weekend will require streets closures and parking restrictions.  The Boston Transportation Department encourages participants and spectators to leave their private vehicles at home and take advantage of the MBTA.

 

Running with the Bridesmaids will be held on Saturday, September 29, beginning at 10 AM, at the intersection of Washington and Summer Streets in Downtown Crossing.   An estimated 1,000 runners will make their way from Summer Street to Winter Street, crossing Tremont Street to enter the Boston Common, running around the Boston Common, crossing Tremont Street back to Winter Street to Washington Street and back to Summer Street.

 

The Beantown Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, in the South End.  Columbus Avenue, from Massachusetts Avenue to Burke Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5 Am to Midnight.  The following temporary parking restrictions will be posted.

 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Friday and Saturday”

 

Columbus Avenue,

North side, from Massachusetts Avenue to Northampton Street

South side, from Burke Street to Benton Street

 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday”

 

Benton Street,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street

Burke Street,

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Camden Street,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to the Dead End

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Columbus Avenue,

Both sides, from Northampton Street to Benton Street

North side, from opposite Benton Street to opposite Burke Street

South side, from Northampton Street to Massachusetts Avenue

South side, in front of the Harriet Tubman House (#566 Columbus Avenue), Massachusetts Avenue to West Springfield Street

Davenport Street,

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Douglass Park,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street

Northampton Street,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to the Dead End

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

 

 

The Phantom Gourmet Food Festival will be held on Sunday, September 30, in the Fenway.  Lansdowne Street and Ipswich Street, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street to Charlesgate East to Van Ness Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3 AM to 7 PM.

 

Temporary “Tow Zone, No Stopping, Sunday” signs will be posted at the following locations.

 

Lansdowne Street,

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

Ipswich Street,

Both sides, from Jillian’s Club to the alley between the gas station

and the Boston Arts Academy

North side, (Jillian’s side), from #145 Ipswich Street heading easterly,

continuing under the overpass of Charlesgate, and ending at

Boylston Street.

 

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