Traffic Advisory, First Night 2014
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For Immediate Release
December 23, 2013
Released By:
Transportation
For More Information Contact:
Tracey Ganiatsos
BTD@cityofboston.gov

On December 31, the City of Boston will welcome the New Year with its annual First Night Celebration.  To accommodate the festivities, street closures and parking bans will be in effect at various locations.  Those coming into the City of Boston to join in the celebration are strongly encouraged to leave their personal cars at home and take the T.  MBTA service information can be found at www.MBTA.com.

 

 

TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS.

 

  • Boylston Street, from Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 4 to 8 PM

 

  • Charles Street, from Park Plaza to Beacon Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5 to 8 PM

 

  • Dartmouth Street, from St. James Avenue to Boylston Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 12 Noon to 2 AM

 

  • Atlantic Avenue, from Milk Street to Cross Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 11:30 PM to 12:30 AM

 

TEMPORARY PARKING RESTRICTIONS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS.

 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Friday through Wednesday” signs will be posted at the following locations.

 

  • Boylston Street, Copley Square side, from opposite #585 to opposite #575

 

  • Blagden Street, Copley Square Library side, at the first two parking meters adjacent to Dartmouth Street.

 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Tuesday” signs will be posted at the following locations.

 

  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Boylston Street

 

  • Atlantic Avenue, east side, from East India Row to Commercial Street, and west side, from Commercial Wharf to Cross Street

 

  • Beacon Street, Public Garden side, from Charles Street to Arlington Street, and, both sides, from Charles Street to Walnut Street

 

  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

 

  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Dalton Street to Arlington Street, north side, Public Garden side, from Arlington Street to Charles Street, and, both sides, from Charles Street to Tremont Street. (*Note the Friday through Wednesday restriction for a portion of Boylston Street as well.)

 

  • Cambridge Street, both sides, from Court Street to Sudbury Street

 

  • Central Street, both sides, from Old Atlantic Avenue to the Dead End

 

  • Charles Street, Public Garden side, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street

 

  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

 

  • Court Street, both sides, from Washington Street to Cambridge Street

 

  • Cross Street, both sides, from Atlantic Avenue to Hanover Street

 

  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

 

  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

 

  • Fairfield Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

 

  • Gloucester Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

 

  • Hereford Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

 

  • Milk Street, both sides, from J.F.F. Surface Road to Old Atlantic Avenue

 

  • Old Atlantic Avenue, both sides, from Milk Street to State Street

 

  • Surface Road, both sides, from Sudbury Street to State Street

 

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