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Road Closures for MIT Memorial Service

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Road closures due to memorial service for MIT Officer Sean Collier

Please be advised that the memorial service of MIT Officer Sean Collier will commence this evening at midnight on Memorial Drive.  Many streets between Mass. Ave and the BU bridge will be closed through the afternoon of Wednesday April 24th.

The following streets will also be closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday April 24th:

  • Memorial Drive: between Mass. Ave. and B.U. Bridge beginning at 12 a.m.
  • Vassar St: between Audrey St. and Mass.  Ave. beginning at 6 a.m.
  • Mass. Ave: from Albany St. toward Boston beginning at 7 a.m.
  • Mass. Ave. Bridge into Cambridge: beginning at 7 a.m.


The road closures will have a major impact on traffic, parking, and access into these areas.  Please note that all roads and bridges will be open to pedestrian and bicycle traffic EXCEPT FOR Memorial Drive between Massachusetts Ave. and the B.U. Bridge.

MBTA and the EZ Shuttle service will also be impacted by this memorial service.

For more information regarding the road closures, please go to: