For Immediate Release
March 17, 2016
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The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, as well as the annual South Boston Boys and Girls Club Road Race, will be held in South Boston on Sunday, March 20, 2016. The parade and related events will result in street closures and traffic detours in South Boston and the surrounding area, and reduce on-street parking availability. Those coming into South Boston for the festivities are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Hubway, the regional bike share system 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.
The parade will begin at 1 PM on West Broadway at Dorchester Avenue. All streets along the following parade route will be closed to traffic from 10 AM to 4 PM.
- The route will take marchers left onto East Broadway, right onto P Street, right onto East Fourth Street, left onto K Street, right onto East Fifth Street left onto G Street, right onto Thomas Park, left onto Telegraph Street, left onto Dorchester Street, ending at Dorchester Avenue. In addition, Dorchester Avenue, from Gillette Park to Old Colony Avenue, will also be closed to traffic for parade related purposes.
The road race will begin at 11 AM on West Sixth Street and will end at Noon.
- The route will take runners to Dorchester Street, right onto East Broadway, down and around the Farragut Statue at Day Boulevard, to East Broadway, right onto West Broadway, left onto E Street, left onto West Sixth Street, ending at the Boys and Girls Club at #230 West Sixth Street.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” temporary parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.
E Street at West Broadway on the West Third Street side
L Street at East Broadway on the East Third Street side
Old Colony Avenue at Dorchester Street on the inbound side
Thomas Park, South Boston High School side, from G Street to opposite #1 Thomas Park
Dorchester Avenue, both sides, from Gillette Park to Old Colony Avenue, and, both sides, from Andrew Square to Von Hillern Street
Old Colony Avenue, both sides, from Dorchester Avenue to C Street
West Broadway, both sides, from Dorchester Avenue to Dorchester Street
D Street, both sides, from West Broadway to Cypher Street
Athens Street, both sides, for 30 feet from the intersection of D Street
West Third, both sides, for 30 feet from the intersection of D Street
Bolton Street, both sides, for 30 feet from the intersection of D Street
West Second Street, both sides, for 30 feet from the intersection of D Street
West First Street, both sides, for 30 feet from the intersection of D Street
Cypher Street, both sides, for 30 feet from the intersection of D Street
East Broadway, both sides, from Dorchester Street to P Street
P Street, both sides, from East Broadway to East Fourth Street
East Fourth Street, both sides, from P Street to K Street
K Street, both sides, from East Fourth Street to East Fifth Street
East Fifth Street, both sides, from K Street to G Street
G Street, both sides, from East Fifth Street to Thomas Park near #96 G Street
Thomas Park, both sides, waterside, from G Street to Telegraph Street
Telegraph Street, both sides, from Thomas Park to Dorchester Street
Dorchester Street, both sides, from Telegraph Street to Dorchester Avenue
Southampton Street, both sides, from Andrew Square to the bridge over the Southeast Expressway
West Sixth Street, both sides, from F Street to Dorchester Street
F Street, Boys and Girls Club side, West Sixth Street to Bowen Street