For Immediate Release
April 04, 2014
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The Boston Transportation Department is advising motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians that traffic will be delayed and detours will be in place for periods of time at the following locations in Boston on Sunday, April 6, 2014. All users of Boston’s roadways are asked to help to ensure safety by obeying the rules of the road. Those coming into the City for Sunday’s special events are encouraged to travel by MBTA (www.MBTA.com.)
Construction Related Activity – Congress Street, between Federal Street and High Street will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday, April 6, from 7 AM to 7 PM, due to work being done at 100 Federal Street that requires the erection of a large crane in the roadway. Boston Police Officers will be on hand directing drivers to detour from Congress, right to Franklin Street, left to Federal Street, left to High Street, right onto Congress Street. The portion of Federal Street that normally functions as a one-way will be converted to a two-way for the duration of the Congress Street closure.
Walk MS Boston – An estimated 1500 people will gather at Boston University’s Indoor Tennis Court on Sunday morning for the 10 AM start of the Walk MS Boston event to benefit the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The route to be followed is Ashford Street, right onto Babcock Street, left onto Commonwealth Avenue, left onto Silber Way, left onto Back Street, right onto Silber Way Overpass, to Charles River Esplanade, left onto University Road, right onto Babcock Street, left onto Ashford Street.
Greek Independence Day Parade – The annual Greek Independence Day Parade will take place on Sunday, April 6, beginning at 1 PM. Participants will gather on Boylston Street between Dalton Street and Exeter Street. The parade route is Boylston Street, beginning at the intersection of Exeter Street, left onto Charles Street, ending at the Boston Common.