• Several road closures in Cambridge for MIT police officer memorial


    The Cambridge Police Department is announcing the following road closures ahead of the memorial service taking place on MIT's campus Wednesday in Cambridge:

    -Vassar Street:
    Closed beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 between Audrey St. and Massachusetts Ave.

    -Massachusetts Avenue:
    Closed from Albany St. toward Boston beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24.

    -Memorial Drive:
    Closed beginning at 12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 between Massachusetts Ave. and the B.U. Bridge.

    Massachusetts Avenue Bridge into Cambridge will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.

    The road closures are going to have a major impact on traffic in the city. Police are asking residents to plan ahead, seek alternate routes, and use public transportation whenever possible.

    Further updates about road closures and other traffic issues will be posted on the Cambridge Police Department's website at www.CambridgePolice.org. Information can also be found by following @CambridgePolice on Twitter.

    The information was provided by the Cambridge Police Department.

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