For Immediate Release - March 31, 2017

DCR Parking Advisory: Monthly Street Sweeping

Vehicle owners urged to obey “No Parking” signs on designated sweeping days

WHAT:            Beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, and continuing through Thursday, November 30, 2017, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will conduct its monthly street-sweeping along parkways in the Greater Boston area to improve the quality of storm water runoff and clean roadways. On designated sweeping days, parking is prohibited at various times along marked DCR streets and parkways. “No Parking” signs have been installed at specific DCR locations, noting the day and hours that parking is prohibited. State Police will enforce the restrictions, and cars in violation will be towed. A comprehensive list of days and hours can be located on the agency’s webpage.

WHERE:          DCR Parkways and Roadways within the Greater Boston Area, including, but not limited to:

      • Boston – David Mugar Way
      • South Boston – William J. Day Boulevard, Columbia Road and Old Colony Avenue
      • Jamaica Plain – Arborway, Willow Pond Road, Francis Parkman Drive and Centre Street
      • Fenway – Riverway, Jamaicaway, Fenway, Forsyth Way, Charlesgate Extension, Park Drive, Boylston Street, Agassiz Road and Perkins Street
      • Chelsea – Commandant’s Way and Constitution Beach Road
      • Revere – Revere Beach Boulevard
      • Lynn – Lynn Fells Parkway
      • Medford – Fellsway
      • Quincy – Quincy Shore Drive and Furnace Brook Parkway
      • Milton – Blue Hills Parkway, Brush Hill Road and Truman Highway
      • Cambridge – Cambridge Parkway, Memorial Drive, Hawthorne Street
      • Winthrop – Winthrop Shore Drive and Winthrop Parkway
      • Brookline – Chestnut Hill Driveway, St. Thomas Moore Road
      • Newton – Hammond Pond Parkway

WHEN:            Monday, April 3, 2017,​​ through Thursday, November 30, 2017

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The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), an agency of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, oversees 450,000 acres of parks and forests, beaches, bike trails, watersheds, dams, and parkways. Led by Commissioner Leo Roy, the agency’s mission is to protect, promote, and enhance our common wealth of natural, cultural, and recreational resources. To learn more about DCR, our facilities, and our programs, please visitwww.mass.gov/dcr. Contact us at mass.parks@state.ma.us.

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