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04/17/2011 3:21 PM ET
Street Closures around Fenway Park for Patriots Day/Marathon Monday
Fans urged to use public transportation and arrive early
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According to information provided by the Boston Transportation Department website, there will be significant street closures in the Fenway neighborhood and surrounding areas tomorrow, Monday, April 18, 2011, on account of the 115th Boston Marathon. The Red Sox urge all fans to use public transportation, provide extra time for making the trip to Fenway Park and to arrive early. The game on Monday is scheduled to start at 11:05 a.m. and the Fenway Park gates will open to the public at 9:35 a.m.

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic tomorrow starting at 9:00 a.m. and lasting until at least 6:00 p.m.:

  • Beacon Street (From Chestnut Hill Avenue to Kenmore Square/Commonwealth Avenue)
  • Berkeley Street (From Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street)
  • Boylston Street (From Massachusetts Avenue to Arlington Street)
  • Commonwealth Avenue (From the Newton Town Line to Chestnut Hill Avenue/From Beacon Street to Gloucester Street)
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue (From Commonwealth Avenue to the Brookline Town Line)
  • Clarendon Street (From Commonwealth Avenue to Stuart Street)
  • Dalton Street (From Belvidere Street to Boylston Street)
  • Dartmouth Street (From Stuart Street to Newbury Street)
  • Exeter Street (From Columbus Avenue to Huntington Avenue)
  • Fairfield Street (From Boylston Street to Newbury Street)
  • Gloucester Street (From Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street)
  • Hereford Street (From Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street)
  • Kenmore Street (From Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue)
  • Kenmore Square (From Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue)
  • Newbury Street (From Fairfield Street to Massachusetts Avenue)
  • Providence Street (From Arlington Street to Berkeley Street)
  • St. James Avenue (From Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street)
  • Stuart Street (From Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street)
  • Trinity Place (From St. James Avenue to Mass Turnpike on-ramp)

There are also significant on-street parking restrictions on these streets and other surrounding areas in Back Bay, Copley Square, Fenway/Kenmore and Brookline. Further information is available at http://www.cityofboston.gov/transportation/. For specific MBTA station information, including parking availability and handicapped accessibility, please visit http://www.mbta.com/riding_the_t/parking/.

The Red Sox would like to remind fans that, for the 2011 season, all Fenway Park gates will open 1.5 hours prior to the scheduled first pitch. The Red Sox will continue to open a limited number of gates - Gates A and D on Yawkey Way - two hours prior to first pitch. All fans entering at that time must have tickets to that day's game and will not be permitted to exit and re-enter the ballpark.

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