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

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