Tuesday, February 17, 2015

South Boston Emergency Street Reconfiguration, Parking Ban, & MBTA Service Suspended

Updated 2/17/15 Parking ban will be lifted at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, February 18th. At most garages and lots, parkers have until 8:00 pm to remove their cars. Exceptions are noted below. For MBTA service updates visit MBTA.

Mayor Walsh announced a new South Boston one way only traffic flow to improve public safety, which will go into effect Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10 pm through Wednesday, April 1, 2015. 

The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning in effect from 7 pm Saturday to 7 am, Monday, February 16, 2015. A wind chill warning remains in effect from 4 pm Sunday through 8 am Monday.

A parking ban will also go into effect Saturday, February 14th at 10 pm until Wednesday, February 18th at 6 pm. Discounted parking rates will be available starting at 8 pm.During declared snow emergencies, parking is prohibited on major arteries throughout the city.Ticketing and towing will begin at midnight. For a complete list of alternative parking, visit the City of BostonThe Channel Center Garage will be offering $10/day rates starting at 5 pm today until 24 hours after the parking ban is lifted. The Seaport Parking Garage is also offering $10/day rates through Tuesday, February 17th at 9 am. Parking space savers may be used for 48 hours after the ban is lifted. 

The MBTA will suspend all services starting with late-night service this Saturday, meaning the last trains will leave downtown Boston around 12:50 am. There will be no services on Sunday. Limited service resumed on Monday. For more details, visit the MBTA.

Even numbered streets will now be heading inbound to the city (west bound) and odd numbered streets will be heading outbound to Farragut Rd (east bound).  Main arterials will remain two-way streets. Streets that are currently one-way streets will maintain their original direction. The Boston Transportation Department is placing do not enter signs and barricades around the neighborhood this morning and the new temporary reconfiguration will go into effect at 10 pm tonight.  For changes to bus routes, check with the MBTA.

South Boston ETR Impacted Streets
Westbound StreetsEastbound Streets
Away from City PointToward City Point
E 2nd StFarragut Rd - Dorchester StE 3rd StG St - Farragut Rd
E 4th StFarragut Rd - Dorchester StE 5th StG St - Farragut Rd
E 6th StFarragut Rd - G StE 7th StG St - P St
E 8th StO St - Dorchester StMarine RoadI St - N St
W 4th StDorchester St - D StW 5th StD St - Dorchester St
W 6th StDorchester St - D StW 7th StD St - Dorchester St

originally posted 2/14/15

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