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Road Closures & MBTA Changes For 2014 Boston Marathon

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The finish line for the 2014 Boston Marathon is prepared on April 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The finish line for the 2014 Boston Marathon is prepared on April 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBS) – Streets all along the Boston Marathon route will be closed to traffic on Monday, April 21st.

Here’s what you can expect:

HOPKINTON (more info here)

Main Street closed 7:00 am through 2:00 pm

ASHLAND

Route 135 closed 7:00 am through 2:15 pm

FRAMINGHAM

Route 135 closed 8:30 am through 2:45 pm

NATICK

Route 135 closed 8:30 am through 3:15 pm

WELLESLEY

Route 135 and Route 16 closed 8:30 am through 3:45 pm

NEWTON

Route 16 and Route 30 closed 8:45 am through 4:45 pm

BROOKLINE

Beacon Street closed 9:15 am through 5:45 pm

BOSTON (courtesy: cityofboston.gov)

Newbury Street and Huntington Avenue outbound will be closed to vehicle traffic to allow easier spectator movement in the area.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, April 21, 2014.

● 5 AM Streets in the vicinity of the Boston Common will close
● 6 AM Boylston Street, Hereford Street to Arlington Street will close
● 8 AM All streets east of Massachusetts Avenue (as well as Massachusetts
Turnpike Exit 22) will close
● 8 AM All streets west of Massachusetts Avenue in the Kenmore Square
Audubon Circle area will close
● 8:30 AM All streets in the Brighton area leading into the route will close

5 AM – Boston Common Area

Tremont Street, Court Street to Boylston Street
Avery Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
West Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
Temple Place, Washington Street to Tremont Street
Winter Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
Park Street, Beacon Street to Tremont Street
Bromfield Street, Washington Street to Tremont Street
Beacon Street, Somerset Street to Tremont Street
Cambridge Street (inbound), New Sudbury Street to Tremont Street

6 AM – Back Bay Area

Boylston Street, Hereford Street to Arlington Street

8 AM – Back Bay Area

Berkeley Street, St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
Clarendon Street, St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
Dartmouth Street, St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
Exeter Street, Newbury Street to Huntington Avenue
Ring Road, Huntington Avenue to Boylston Street
Fairfield Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
Gloucester Street, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
Providence Street, Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
Trinity Place, St. James Avenue to Massachusetts Turnpike on-ramp
Boylston Street, Massachusetts Avenue to Arlington Street
Newbury Street, Arlington Street to Charlesgate East
St. James Avenue, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
Huntington Avenue (outbound), Dartmouth Street to Belvidere Street
Stuart Street, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
Blagden Street, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street
Berkeley Street, Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street
Clarendon Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
Dartmouth Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
Exeter Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Huntington Avenue
Fairfield Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
Gloucester Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
Hereford Street, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
Dalton Street, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
Belvidere Street, Huntington Avenue to Dalton Street

8 AM – Kenmore Square Area

Beacon Street, Park Drive to Commonwealth Avenue
Brookline Avenue, Lansdowne Street to Commonwealth Avenue
Newbury Street Extension, Brookline Avenue to Charlesgate west
Commonwealth Avenue (inbound), from BU Bridge to Gloucester Street
Commonwealth Avenue (outbound), Hereford Street to Deerfield Street
Kenmore Street, Newbury Street Extension to Commonwealth Avenue (outbound)
Raleigh Street, Beacon Street Extension to Commonwealth Avenue (outbound)

8:30 AM – Brighton Area

Commonwealth Avenue, Beacon Street to Gloucester Street, and from the Newton city
line (Lake Street) to Chestnut Hill Avenue
Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline town line (Cleveland Circle)
Chestnut Hill Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Brookline town line (Ayr Road)

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Parking will be restricted on several streets in the Back Bay on Monday, April 21,
2014, as well as on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

It will also be restricted on some streets several days in advance of the weekend to allow preparations to take place.

Parking restrictions are as follows:

“No Stopping April 8 to April 24”

Boylston Street, both sides, Exeter Street to Dartmouth Street
Exeter Street, east side, Boylston Street to Blagden Street
Boylston Street, from Dartmouth Street heading easterly by the Copley Square Mall
Blagden Street, south side, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street

“No Stopping, April 8 to April 22”

Blagden Street, north side, Dartmouth Street to the BPL driveway

“No Stopping, April 8 to April 21”

Exeter Street, west side, Alley 441 to Boylston Street

“No Stopping, Tuesday, April 15, 8 AM to 4 PM”

Boylston Street, both sides, Hereford Street to Dartmouth Street
Huntington Avenue, odd side, Blagden Street to Exeter Street
Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
Exeter Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
Fairfield Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
Gloucester Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

“No Stopping, Tuesday, April 15, 6 AM to 4 PM

Blagden Street, both sides, Dartmouth Street to Exeter Street
Cambria Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to end
“No Stopping, Saturday, 12:01AM to 12 Noon”
Arlington Street, both sides, Beacon Street to Newbury Street
Berkeley Street, both sides, Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue Outbound
Commonwealth Avenue Outbound, both sides, Berkeley Street to Charlesgate West
Charlesgate West, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue Outbound to Commonweath
Avenue Inbound

“No Stopping, Saturday, 12:01 AM through 2 PM”

Beacon Street, both sides, Charles Street to Arlington Street
Newbury Street, both sides, Clarendon Street to Gloucester Street, and, both sides,
Arlington Street to Berkeley Street

“No Stopping, Friday, Saturday and Monday”

Boylston Street, both sides, Dalton Street to Arlington Street
Exeter Street, both sides, Newbury Street to Huntington Avenue (see exceptions at April
8 to April 24, and April 8 to April 24)
Dartmouth Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Newbury Street
Trinity Place, both sides, St. James Avenue to Stuart Street

“No Stopping Saturday to Monday”

Cambridge Street, both sides, Court Street to Sudbury Street
Charles Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Beacon Street
Beacon Street, Boston Common side, Charles Street to Joy Street

“No Stopping, Saturday and Monday”

Arlington Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Stuart Street
Berkeley Street, both sides, Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue
Stuart Street, both sides, Huntington Avenue to Arlington Street
Beacon Street, inbound side, Brookline Line to Kenmore Square
Boylston Street, both sides, Arlington Street to Charles Street
Clarendon Street, both sides, Newbury Street to Stuart Street
Commonwealth Avenue, inbound side, Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to 22’ easterly
of Hereford Street
Gloucester Street, both sides, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
Hereford Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
Saint James Avenue, both sides, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street

“No Stopping Monday, Buses Only, 10 AM to 5 PM”

Charles Street, Public Garden side, Boylston Street to Beacon Street
Beacon Street, Public Garden side, Charles Street to Arlington Street

“No Stopping Monday”

Clarendon Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street, and Stuart
Street to Columbus Avenue
Dartmouth Street, both sides, Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue, and Saint
James Avenue to Columbus Avenue
Exeter Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street
Fairfield Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Commonwealth Avenue
Gloucester Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street
Newbury Street, both sides, Arlington Street to Brookline Avenue
Beacon Street, both sides, Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline Line
Beacon Street, inbound side, Brookline Line to Kenmore Square
Belvidere Street, both sides, Huntington Avenue to Massachusetts Avenue
Blagden Street, both sides, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street
Cambridge Street, west side, Court Street to Beacon Street/Tremont Street
Chestnut Hill Avenue, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
Commonwealth Avenue, inbound, Lake Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue
Dalton Street, both sides, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
Huntington Avenue, odd side, Blagden Street to Massachusetts Avenue
New Chardon Street, north side, Merrimac Street to Cambridge Street
Providence Street, both side, Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
Stanhope Street, both sides, Berkeley Street to Clarendon Street
Scotia Street, both sides, Dalton Street to St. Cecilia Street
St. Cecilia Street, both sides, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
Tremont Street, both sides, Cambridge Street to Stuart Street
Columbus Avenue, both sides, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
Arlington Street, west side, Columbus Avenue to Isabella Street

Please note that the Boston Police Department retains the right to change these traffic and
parking restrictions as necessary.

MBTA CHANGES

It is strongly recommends that the public use the MBTA to travel to and from Boston on this day.

Detailed information can be found at MBTA.com.

• Blue, Orange, Red and Green line service will operate on its regular weekday schedule with extra service before and after the marathon.

• Commuter rail trains will operate on its regular weekday schedule.

• Copley and Arlington Stations will be closed all day. South Street, Kent Street and St. Mary’s Street Green Line stations will be closed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

• Due to anticipated crowds, bicycles are not allowed on the subway on Patriot’s Day.

• All buses, trackless trolleys, and express bus routes will operate on a regular weekday schedule, unless specifically noted here.

Note: All MBTA parking garages will be pay-on-entry and cash-only on April 21, 2014, in order to ensure all customers exit in a timely manner.

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