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Snow Emergency Parking
During declared snow emergencies, parking is prohibited on major arteries and discounted parking is available at several parking lots and garages to cars with Boston resident parking stickers.

More Information on Parking Restrictions

Major Arteries for Charlestown
During declared snow emergencies, parking is prohibited on the following major arteries:
Street Name Street Stretch
Alford St.
Austin Street
Bunker Hill St.
Cambridge St.
Chelsea St.
City Square Street
Constitution Road
Fifth Ave.
First Ave.
Lowney Way
Maffa Way
Main St.
Medford St.
Mystic Ave.
New Rutherford Ave.
Park St.
Rutherford Avenue
Thirteenth St.
Vine St.
Warren St.
Water St.


Alternate Parking for Charlestown

During declared snow emergencies, discounted parking is available at the following parking lots and garages to cars that display Boston resident parking stickers:

Note: Vehicles may begin entering the participating parking facilities starting two hours prior to the declared emergency. Please remember that vehicles must be removed from the participating garages within two hours of the emergency ban being lifted or they will be subject to the standard parking rate.

Parking Address Spaces Fee
Shipyard Garage/Mass General Hospital Building #199 13th St

FULL No Charge

Discount open to Charlestown residents only. Enter up to 2 hours prior to the ban going ino effect and exit within 2 hours of the ban being lifted.

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