Race Day Parking and Road Closures

The content that follows was originally published on the Boston Triathlon website at http://www.bostontri.com/event/race-day-parking-and-road-closures/

 

Parking

On Saturday, there is parking available near the Boston Teacher’s Union, which is accessible off DCR Day Blvd. Look for a large blue sign indicating when to turn into the driveway next to the Transition Area.

Please Note: Towing from DCR Day Blvd will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30th. There will be no parking on DCR Day Blvd between 10:00 p.m. on Saturday and Noon on Sunday, July 31st.

Parking on Sunday morning plan will be published in the athlete guide.

Directions to Parking and Transition Area

From the South – Take 93 North to Exit 15. Once off the Highway, go right onto Columbia Rd and follow it to the the traffic circle. Go a quarter of the way around the circle then exit toward DCR Day Blvd, but take an immediate right on Mt Vernon St. Look for the Bayside Expo Center sign (past the DoubleTree Hotel), and take a left into the parking lot.

From the North -Take 93 South to Exit 15. Once off the Highway, go left onto Columbia Rd, and follow it to the the traffic circle. Go a quarter of the way around the circle then exit toward DCR Day Blvd, but take an immediate right on Mt Vernon St. Look for the Bayside Expo Center sign (past the DoubleTree Hotel), and take a left into the parking lot.

From Quincy – Take Morrissey Blvd Northbound. Exit for Mt Vernon St before reaching the traffic circle. Look for the Bayside Expo Center sign (past the DoubleTree Hotel), and take a left into the parking lot.

From South Boston – Take Columbia Rd Westbound to the Kosciuszko Traffic Circle. Go a quarter of the way around the circle then exit toward DCR Day Blvd, but take an immediate right on Mt Vernon St. Look for the Bayside Expo Center sign (past the DoubleTree Hotel), and take a left into the parking lot.

Road Closures
A number of roads will be impacted on Race Morning. Please note the following changes in vehicular traffic:

  • DCR Day Blvd will be CLOSED from Kosciuszko Circle to the Farragut Statue at East First Street from 6:00am to 12 Noon.
  • The Farragut Statue Circle will be CLOSED from 6:00am to 12 Noon.
  • There will be no parking at any of the lots on DCR Day Blvd when the road is closed.

The following streets are recommended as alternatives routes:

  • Columbia Ave will be open and runs parallel to DCR Day Blvd.
  • Farragut Road will be open up to Columbia Rd.
  • Shore Road (East 1st Street) will be two way traffic during the race, and provides access to Castle Island.
  • DCR Day Blvd. will be open between the Farragut Statue and Castle Island.

For more information, please contact Race Management here.