Traffic Advisory

Street Closures & One Way Traffic. As of June 7, 2023 at 08:35 p.m., the CPD reports the following road closure updates: 
  • Broadway 1 lane only from City Hall Ave to Gerrish Ave 
  • Watts St closed Highland St to Willow St 
  • Orange St closed at Carmel St 

Traffic Advisories & Parking Restrictions (as of 6/1/2023)
  • National Grid Addison St and Orange St Gas Utility Project: National Grid is working on Orange Street between Carter St and Carmel St. The work takes place from 7:00 am-4:00 pm from Monday-Saturday. Police details will be on-site during the duration of this work. Roads will continue to be open to residents only, but parking may be limited in the area. Questions about the project can be directed to National Grid Customer Service at 1-800-233-5325.

  • Upper Broadway Drainage and Surface Project: Construction on Broadway between City Hall Avenue and The Chelsea Greenway. Construction work takes place from 7AM to 4PM daily, Monday thru Friday. On-street parking is prohibited during the times and dates posted on the construction signage distributed throughout work zone. Please carefully review all temporary No Parking signage. If specified on a sign, on-street parking is allowed once construction hours have finished. After work is completed on a respective street, construction signs will be removed and residents will be free to park in the available on-street parking spaces. Read more at
  • Improvements and new construction of sidewalks along Chester Ave and Shawmut St.: The hired contractor, Cicconi & Sons Construction Co, has initiated work along Chester Ave. Construction is projected to be complete by late May. Work is performed between 7 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and occasional Saturdays, to complete the project expeditiously.
  • Weeknight lane closures on Tobin Bridge: from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sundays through Thursdays throughout May and June, impacting Route 1 southbound on the bridge.
  • Sumner Tunnel: This is a reminder to residents that the Sumner Tunnel to downtown Boston will be closed every weekend, other than Holiday weekends. The closure is from 11:00 p.m. on Fridays until 5:00 a.m. on Mondays. The Sumner Tunnel will be closed seven days a week from July 5th 2023 to August 31st 2023. During this time, traffic will be diverted through signed detour routes