Traffic Restrictions and Street Closures for Tree Lighting/Winter Lights 5K Road Race

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Traffic Restrictions and Street Closures for Tree Lighting/Winter Lights 5K Road Race

December 1, 2017

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on December 1, 2017 at Town Square followed by the Winter Lights 5K Road Race. The race starts on Court Street at South Russell Street and proceeds northbound to right on Nelson Street to south on Water Street. Runners will turn left on Union Street through Stephen’s Field and travel northbound on Sandwich Street to the finish at Shirley Square.

The following street closures will be in effect from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM for the Christmas Tree Lighting and Road Race:
– Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Ext. from Brewster Street to Water Street will be closed to all north and southbound traffic

– Market Street @ Summer Street will be closed to all traffic to Town Square

– Leyden Street @ Water Street will be closed to all westbound traffic

– South Russell Street will be closed at the Town Hall

In addition to the above the following temporary traffic restrictions will be in place for the Winter Lights 5K Road Race beginning at approximately 6:00 PM:

– Traffic southbound on Court Street will be diverted westbound on Olmstead Terrace*

– No through traffic from Allerton Street at Clyfton & Vernon Streets**

– No through traffic from Water Street at Brewster & Chilton Streets**

– No southbound traffic on Court Street from Samoset Street**

*This restriction in place until last runner enters Nelson Street
**These restrictions in place until last runners pass Samoset Street

Chief Michael E. Botieri
Plymouth Police Department

Thanksgiving Parade 2017

PRESS RELEASE

THANKSGIVING PARADE

Saturday November 18, 2017

The annual Thanksgiving Parade will be held on Saturday November 18, 2017. The parade will form up on Court Street between Plimoth Plaza and Robbins Road and step off at 11:00AM. The parade will proceed with no stops south on Court Street, to Main Street, and Main Street Extension, then to Water Street where it will end at the bottom of Cole’s Hill.

There will be activities prior to as well as following the parade. For this reason Water Street will be closed with NO PARKING between Brewster and Union Streets beginning at 7:00AM. Water Street will remain closed until 4:00PM unless needs or conditions dictate otherwise.

There will be further parking restrictions on Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Extension beginning at 7:00AM until the parades end. There will be NO PARKING on both sides of these streets from Water Street to Samoset Street and NO PARKING on both sides of Court Street between Samoset Street and Lothrop Street. In addition there will be NO PARKING permitted on Carver Street and Lincoln Street as well as restrictions on Allerton Street, Vernon Street, Russell Street, and Summer Street.

NO PUBLIC PARKING WILL BE PERMITTED AT NATHANIEL MORTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

GATRA is providing free shuttle service this year to all visitors from 8:00AM to 4:30PM. They will run from the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds and District Court Parking Lots (50 & 52 Obery Street) to Lincoln Street.

Chief Michael Botieri

Plymouth Police Department