For Immediate Release: 9/6/2017 5:49 pm
Worcester, MA (September 6, 2017) – The Worcester Police Department today announced traffic restrictions and anticipated traffic delays for Friday, September 8th due to Worcester Cares-Disaster Relief Community Response. The event will be held on the Worcester Common Oval from noon until 9 p.m. Drivers can expect traffic restrictions and intermittent traffic control beginning at 9 a.m. on Franklin Street from Main Street to Portland Street and on Front Street from Main Street to Commercial Street. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
Due to heavy pedestrian crowds associated with the event, motorists are encouraged to exercise caution when traveling in these areas. 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.
Parking will be limited around the area of the event; the public is encouraged to utilize municipal garages in the surrounding area (Front Street) and parking meters which will be free of charge.
City Hall will still be accessible and open for business.