Day Blvd. to close for Marine Corps Race

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 8:30am

On Saturday, May 11, 2013, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston to all traffic to accommodate the Marine Corp Race. All four lanes on Day Blvd will be used for the race between I Street and Farragut Road between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Traffic will be detoured to adjacent roadways: Columbia Road, Farragut Road and Shore Road will serve as a route to Castle Island. Parking will also be prohibited along Day Boulevard from I Street to Farragut Road beginning Friday at 10 p.m. This parking ban remains in effect until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11.

Temporary overnight parking for residents with a valid City of Boston- South Boston Resident Parking Sticker will be provided at the angled parking spots located between Shore Road and the Castle Island parking lot on Friday May 10, 2013. This temporary parking area will be staffed and vehicles will be checked for resident parking stickers.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2013

· Road Closed 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

· Parking prohibited from Friday, May 10, at 10 p.m. to Saturday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Day Boulevard between I Street to Farragut Road