2011 Boston Marathon and Patriot's Day Traffic Advisory
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For Immediate Release
April 12, 2011
Released By:
Transportation
For More Information Contact:
Tracey Ganiatsos
BTD@cityofboston.gov

Drivers are cautioned that vehicle traffic will be prohibited and parking will be restricted on many streets in the City of Boston on Monday, April 18, 2011 due to the running of the Boston Marathon as well as Patriot’s Day activities. The Boston Transportation Department is strongly recommending that the public use the MBTA to travel to and from Boston on this day.

A number of streets will be closed to vehicular traffic in the days leading up to the Marathon for related purposes. These restrictions are as follows.

Wednesday, April 13 to Tuesday, April 19

Boylston Street, both sides, Arlington Street to Exeter Street (intermittent closings)

Thursday, April 14 to Tuesday, April 19

Dartmouth Street, both sides, St. James Avenue to Boylston Street

Saturday, April 16, 9:30 AM to 3 PM

Boylston Street, from Exeter Street to Clarendon Street

Sunday, April 17 to Tuesday, April 19

Berkeley Street, from St. James Avenue to Newbury Street (intermittent closings)

Sunday, April 17, 8 AM - 10 AM

Boylston Street, Tremont Street, Park Street, Beacon Street, Arlington Street, Commonwealth Avenue (inbound side), Berkeley Street, Clarendon Street, Hereford Street will be closed intermittently for the BAA5K Run

Sunday, April 17, 9 AM - 11 AM

Boylston Street, Dartmouth Street, Newbury Street and Exeter Street will be closed intermittently for the BAA Invitational Mile

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, April 18, 2011. Streets around Copley Square will close at 6 AM, streets inside Massachusetts Avenue will close at 9 AM and streets outside of Massachusetts Avenue will close at 10 AM.

Beacon Street
From Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline Town Line
From the Brookline Town Line to Commonwealth Avenue

Berkeley Street
From Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street

Boylston Street
From Massachusetts Avenue to Arlington Street

Commonwealth Avenue
From the Newton Town Line to Chestnut Hill Avenue
From Beacon Street to Gloucester Street

Chestnut Hill Avenue
From Commonwealth Avenue to the Brookline Town Line

Clarendon Street
From Commonwealth Avenue to Stuart Street

Dalton Street
From Belvidere Street to Boylston Street

Dartmouth Street
From Stuart Street to Newbury Street
From Columbus Avenue to Stuart Street (northbound)

Exeter Street
From Commonwealth Avenue to Huntington Avenue

Fairfield Street
From Boylston Street to Newbury Street

Gloucester Street
From Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street

Hereford Street
From Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street

Kenmore Street
From Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue

Kenmore Square
From Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue (inbound)

Newbury Street
From Fairfield Street to Massachusetts Avenue

St. James Avenue
From Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street

Stuart Street
From Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street

Trinity Place
From Saint James Avenue to Mass Turnpike On-Ramp

Providence Street
From Arlington Street to Berkeley Street

Public Alley #440
From Exeter Street to Dartmouth Street

No Parking will be allowed on the following streets on Monday, April 18, 2011 and the regulation will be strictly enforced.

Drivers should also be aware that parking will be restricted on some of these streets several days in advance of Marathon Monday to allow for preparation work to take place. Back Bay drivers are urged to pay close attention to posted signs.

Arlington Street
Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Stuart Street

Beacon Street
Both sides, from Arlington Street to Charles Street
Both sides, from Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline Town Line
Inbound side, from the Brookline Line to Kenmore Square

Belvidere Street
North side Huntington Avenue to Dalton Street

Berkeley Street
Both sides, Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street

Blagden Street
Both sides, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street

Boylston Street
Both sides, Arlington Street to Exeter Street

Cambridge Street
Both sides, Bowdoin Street to Tremont Street

Charles Street
Public Garden side, Boylston Street to Beacon Street

Chestnut Hill Avenue
Both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

Clarendon Street
Both sides, Newbury Street to Stuart Street

Commonwealth Avenue
Inbound side, Lake Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue
Inbound side, Kenmore Square to 200 feet beyond Hereford Street

Dalton Street
Both sides, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street

Dartmouth Street
Both sides, Boylston Street to Newbury Street

Exeter Street
Both sides, Newbury Street to Huntington Avenue

Fairfield Street
Both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street

Gloucester Street
Both sides, Newbury Street to Boylston Street

Hereford Street
Both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street

Kenmore Square
Inbound, Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue

Newbury Street
Both sides, Gloucester Street to Hereford Street

New Chardon Street
North side, Merrimac Street to Cambridge Street

Providence Street
Both sides, Arlington Street to Berkeley Street

St. James Avenue
Both sides, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street

Stuart Street
Both sides, Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street

Tremont Street
Both sides, Cambridge Street to Stuart Street

Trinity Place
Both sides, St. James Avenue to Stuart Street

In the interest of public safety, the Boston Police Department reserves the right to change these restrictions at any time.

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