For Immediate Release
June 20, 2013
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Two special events taking place in Boston on Sunday, June 23rd will result in traffic delays and parking restrictions. The Boston Transportation Department is advising drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to take extra care to obey the rules of the road and to be considerate of others traveling on local streets.
The annual Boston Athletic Association 10K will begin at 8 AM. An estimated 5,000 runners will gather on Charles Street near the Public Garden center gate. From Charles Street, they will turn left onto Beacon Street, left onto Arlington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue (westbound), under Massachusetts Avenue, right onto Charlesgate East, left onto Beacon Street, right onto Bay State Road, left onto University Drive, right onto Commonwealth Avenue (westbound), turn around at Babcock Street, Commonwealth Avenue (westbound), left onto Beacon Street, right onto Charlesgate West, left onto Commonwealth Avenue (eastbound), under Massachusetts Avenue, right onto Arlington Street, left onto Boylston Street, right onto Charles Street.
Temporary Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event, Sunday,6 AM to 12 Noon parking restrictions will be implemented at the following locations.
- Bay State Road, both sides, from Charlesgate West toGranby Street, metered parking spaces only
- Beacon Street,Public Garden side, from Charles Street to Arlington Street
- Boylston Street,Public Garden side, from Arlington Street t oCharles Street
- Commonwealth Avenue, northside of westbound roadway, from Granby Street to Alcorn Street
- Granby Street, both sides, fromBay State Road to Commonwealth Avenue
Also, Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event, Sunday,12:01AM to 12 Noon parking restrictions will be implemented at the following location.
- Charles Street, both sides, fromBoylston Street to Beacon Street
In addition, the Chinatown Main Street Festival will be held on portions of Harrison Avenue as well as Beach, Hudson, Oxford and Tyler Streets. Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday parking restrictions will be in place as follows.
- Beach Street, both sides, from Surface Road to Washington Street
- Harrison Avenue, both sides, from Essex Street to Kneeland Street
- Hudson Street, both sides, from Kneeland Street to Beach Street
- Oxford Street, both sides, from Beach Street to Essex Street
- Tyler Street, both sides, from Kneeland Street to Beach Street