Thursday, May 23: Temporary rolling road closures, starting at 7 pm, for the Legal RunAround 5K

2024 Tour of Somerville traffic restrictions

Posted on May 20, 2024

2024 Tour of Somerville map

We are excited to once again host the Tour of Somerville, a downtown Somerville tradition since 1940! This bicycle race will draw large crowds of spectators who will gather along the route to witness the excitement and cheer on the riders.

Traffic restrictions

Please refer to the map above or the resident notice to see the traffic restrictions on your street. Detours will be posted and police will direct traffic.

Limited local traffic areas (yellow zone)

On the map, streets highlighted in yellow will have limited access into and out of the street. Traffic will be limited to the direction arrows shown on the map.

Full road closure – no traffic (red zone)

Roads highlighted red on the map are within the full closure area (red zone). From 12 am (midnight) to 8 pm on Monday, May 27:

  • You will not be able to drive into or out of this area
  • On-street parking will not be permitted

If you live in the red zone and need to drive your car on Monday, please move your vehicle by Sunday.

Free parking options

If you need to move your vehicle outside the red and yellow zones on Sunday, free parking is available in:

  • Lot 4 (South St, between Union St & Division St). Enter and exit from South St
  • Lot 7 (East High St, between N. Bridge St & Grove St). Enter and exit from East Cliff St
  • Veterans Memorial Drive Deck: Overnight parking allowed until 6 am, Tuesday, May 28
  • Bernie Field Parking Deck (68 East High Street): Parking is free on Sunday and Monday

Enjoy the race!

We encourage you to check the schedule of events and enjoy the race as a spectator!

Race route

Tour of Somerville 2024 spectator map

  • The start/finish line is on West Main Street
  • Left on North Bridge Street
  • Left on West High Street
  • Left on Mountain Ave
  • Left on West Main Street at the Unity Bank

Historic sites

The Historic Advisory Committee has created an interactive google map showing historic sites along the Tour of Somerville race route. Feel free to use this map as you explore the downtown area and learn about some of our historic buildings and monuments!

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