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Boston Closes Streets, Restricts Parking for Remainder of World Series

Many streets around Fenway Park will be closed to traffic from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m. on game nights

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    NEWSLETTERS

    City Preparing for Potential Red Sox Victory

    Security has tightened in Boston ahead of Game 5 of the World Series as a precaution in case the Red Sox close out the Dodgers on Sunday.

    (Published Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018)

    Boston is closing down some streets and restricting parking for the final three games of the World Series.

    Police on Sunday announced that the closures and restrictions are being put in place "to ensure the safety and security of fans following the Fall Classic.''

    Impromptu celebrations in Boston after previous sports championships have resulted in vandalism and even deaths.

    Many streets around Fenway Park will be closed to traffic from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m. on game nights, no matter who wins.

    Temporary parking restrictions will be put in place in several areas, particularly where many students live.

    Police said "fans, whether they support the Red Sox or Dodgers, are expected to behave responsibly and show respect to both people and property.''

    Game 5 is Sunday night at Dodger Stadium. Game 6 and 7, if necessary, would be at Fenway Park.

    TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:

    Effective Oct. 28, the following locations will be closed to traffic from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

    • Commonwealth Avenue, BU Bridge to Massachusetts Avenue, both sides

    • Brookline Avenue, Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road (except for garages/parking lots that have no other exit to another public way). All vehicles exiting under this condition shall turn in a southerly direction towards Park Drive.

    • Boylston Street, Pilgrim Road to Westland Avenue

    • Ipswich Street, Boylston Street at Hemenway St to Boylston St at Park Drive

    • Lansdowne Street, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

    • Van Ness Street, Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

    • Jersey Street, Boylston Street to Van Ness Street

    PARKING RESTRICTIONS:

    “No Stopping Boston Police Special Event” temporary parking restrictions will be in place at the following locations.

    BRIGHTON AREA

    • Beacon Street - Both sides, from Chestnut Hill Avenue to Ayr Road

    • Brighton Avenue -Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Allston Street

    • Cleveland Circle

    • Cassidy Playground Area – Both sides of metered area

    • Sutherland Road Area – Both sides of metered area

    • Harvard Avenue - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Cambridge Street

    KENMORE SQUARE AREA

    • Bay State Road - Both sides, from Beacon Street to Granby Street

    • Beacon Street - Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Park Drive

    • Boylston Street - Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Brookline Avenue (including DCR areas)

    • Brookline Avenue - Both sides, from Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road

    • Burlington Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

    • Commonwealth Avenue - Both sides, both roadways, from Massachusetts Avenue to the Boston University Bridge

    • Deerfield Street - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

    • Fullerton Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

    • Granby Street - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

    • Ipswich Street - Both sides, from Boylston Street at Hemenway Street to Boylston Street (CVS 1249 Boylston Street)

    • Jersey Street - Both sides, from Boylston Street to Peterborough Street

    • Kenmore Square in its entirety - Both sides, both roadways, from Kenmore/Raleigh Streets to Deerfield Street/Beacon Streets

    • Kilmarnock Street - Both sides, from Van Ness Street to Peterborough Street

    • Lansdowne Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

    • Newbury Street Extension - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Charles Gate West

    • Overland Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

    • Park Drive (DCR Roadway) - Left side, left roadway (Roberto Clemente Park side) from Aggassi Road to opposite Kilmarnock Street

    • Raleigh Street - Both sides, from Bay State Road to Commonwealth Avenue

    • Sherborn Street - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

    • Silber Way - Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road

    • Van Ness Street - Both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

    • Jersey Street - Both sides, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue

    • Fullerton Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End

    • Overland Street - Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to David Ortiz Drive

    NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY AREA

    • Gainsborough Street - Both sides, from Huntington Avenue to Hemenway Street

    • Hemenway Street - Both sides, from Forsyth Street to Boylston Street

    • Symphony Road - Both sides, from Saint Stephens Street to Hemenway Street

    • Saint Stephens Street - Both sides, from Westland Avenue to Forsyth Way

    • Opera Place - Both sides, from Saint Stephens Street to Huntington Avenue

    • Westland Avenue - Both sides, from Hemenway Street to Massachusetts Avenue

    FANEUIL HALL AREA

    • Blackstone Street - Both sides, from Hanover Street to North Street

    • Clinton Street Both sides, from North Street to Surface Road

    • Congress Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to State Street

    • Hanover Street - Both sides, from Congress Street to Surface Road

    • New Chardon Street - Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street

    • North Street - Both sides, from Surface Road to Congress Street

    • Union Street - Both sides, from North Street to Hanover Street

    • State Street - Both sides, from Surface Road to Washington Street

    NORTH STATION AREA

    • Canal Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

    • Causeway Street - Both sides, from Merrimac Street to North Washington Street

    • Friend Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

    • Portland Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

    • Lancaster Street - Both sides, from Merrimac Street to Causeway Street

    • Merrimac Street - Both sides, from New Chardon Street to Causeway Street

    • Rip Valenti Way - Both sides, from Merrimac Street to North Washington Street

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