For Immediate Release - October 10, 2017

DCR Recreational Advisory: Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston

WHAT:            The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has closed access to the DCR’s Hatch Memorial Shell in the City of Boston to accommodate the replacement of the dome’s panels. Work is expected to be completed in the Spring or early Summer 2018. Fencing around the staging area will still allow park users to utilize the multi-use pathways on either side of the facility. Daily work will occur from 7:00AM to 3:00PM with additional hours added as necessary to ensure on-time completion. Equipment will be delivered to the site via Storrow Drive, and commuters and pedestrians are encouraged to use caution when active deliveries are occurring.

WHERE:          DCR Hatch Memorial Shell in the City of Boston

WHEN:           Tuesday, October 10, 2017, until further notice

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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 visit www.mass.gov/dcr. Contact us at mass.parks@state.ma.us.

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