For Immediate Release: 9/14/2018 3:43 pm
The City of Worcester has issued a parking/traffic advisory for the Worcester Red Sox celebration on Monday, September 17.
The Worcester Police Department has announced street closures, parking restrictions and anticipated traffic delays. The department is anticipating heavy pedestrian crowds associated with this event and motorists are encouraged to exercise caution when traveling in the area surrounding downtown and the Canal District.
The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking will be restricted:
Worcester Common Oval Celebration:
The Canal District Alliance Block Party:
The Worcester Police Department anticipates streets to reopen around the Common area at approximately 7 p.m. and at 11 p.m. for the Canal District.
The Worcester Police Department is advising drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians to take extra care to obey the rules of the road and to be considerate of others traveling on local streets in the areas surrounding the event.
Parking for the event is available in the following locations (please see attached parking map below):
The following parking lots will be CLOSED for the duration of the day: