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Street closures and parking restrictions for the Boston rallies

Workers set up barricades on the Boston Common.
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Workers set up barricades on the Boston Common.

Public safety officials are instituting a number of street closures and parking bans around Boston on Saturday ahead of the “free speech” rally and counterdemonstrations. The city of Boston is warning drivers to expect delays between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Street closures

According to Boston officials and the Massachusetts State Police, streets will be closed at various times Saturday during the marches:

Tremont Street (from Malcolm X Boulevard to Charles Street)

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Streets approaching Tremont Street

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Charles Street South and Charles Street near Boston Common

Beacon Street at Charles Street

Feeder streets from Beacon Hill to Beacon Street

Parking bans

City officials are warning residents and visitors their cars will be towed beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday if parked on the following streets:

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Beacon Street (south side, from Arlington Street to Park Street)

Boylston Street (north side, from Arlington Street to Charles Street)

Charles Street (from Tremont Street to Boylston Street)

Charles Street (from Boylston Street to Beacon Street)

Columbus Avenue (from Coventry Street to Camden Street)

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Malcolm X Boulevard (from Shawmut Avenue to Tremont Street)

Park Street (from Beacon Street to Tremont Street)

Tremont Street (from Malcolm X Boulevard to Charles Street South)

MBTA

MBTA officials will close Park Street and Boylston street stations during the rally, but they will reopen after crowds have dispersed.

Source: Cityofboston.gov