Traffic Advisory - Beantown Jazz Festival, Circle the City, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival
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For Immediate Release
September 27, 2013
Released By:
Transportation
For More Information Contact:
Tracey Ganiatsos
BTD@cityofboston.gov

Special events taking place in Boston this weekend will require streets closures and parking restrictions.  The Boston Transportation Department encourages participants and spectators to leave their private vehicles at home and take advantage of the MBTA.

 

In addition to the special events noted below, drivers are advised that, due to ongoing Muddy River Project construction, starting at 7 AM on Saturday, September 28, Brookline Avenue will become one-way inbound between the Riverway and Park Drive.  Drivers traveling Brookline Avenue or Boylston Street outbound who want to continue down Brookline Avenue to the Longwood Medical Area will need to travel around the rotary, via Park Drive and the Riverway, back to Brookline Avenue.  Message boards will be in place to guide drivers through these changes.

 

The Beantown Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, September 28, in the South End. Columbus Avenue, from Massachusetts Avenue to Burke Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic.  In addition, Northampton Street,Camden Street, Douglas Park,Davenport Street, Benton Street and Burke Street, from Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic.

 

The following temporary parking restrictions will be in effect.

 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Friday and Saturday”

Columbus Avenue,

North side, from Massachusetts Avenue to Northampton Street

South side, from Burke Street to Benton Street

 

“Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday”

Benton Street,

Both sides, fromColumbus Avenue to Tremont Street

Burke Street,

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Camden Street,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to the Dead End

Both sides, fromTremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Columbus Avenue,

Both sides, from Northampton Street to Benton Street

North side, from opposite Benton Street to opposite Burke Street

South side, from Northampton Street to Massachusetts Avenue

South side, in front of the Harriet Tubman House (#566 Columbus Avenue), Massachusetts Avenue to West Springfield Street

Davenport Street,

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Douglass Park,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street

Northampton Street,

Both sides, from Columbus Avenue to the Dead End

Both sides, from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

 

Circle the City will be taking place on Sunday, September 29 on Blue Hill Avenue from 12 Noon until 5 PM.  From Warren Street to Dudley Street, Blue Hill Avenue will be closed to motorized vehicles so that it may be used by residents and visitors for walking, biking, blading, running and other healthy activities.

 

The following temporary parking restriction will be in effect.

 

“Tow Zone, No Stopping,BostonPolice Special Event, Sunday, 12 Noon to 5 PM”

Blue Hill Avenue

Both sides, from Warren Street to Dudley Street

 

The Phantom Gourmet Food Festival will be held on Sunday, September 29, in the Fenway. Lansdowne Street and Ipswich Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3 AM to approximately 7:30 PM.

 

Temporary “Tow Zone, No Stopping, Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.

 

Lansdowne Street,

Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

Ipswich Street,

Both sides, from Jillian’s Club to the alley between the gas station

and the Boston Arts Academy

North side, (Jillian’s side), from #145 Ipswich Street heading easterly,

continuing under the overpass of Charlesgate, and ending at

Boylston Street at Hemenway Street.

 

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