Thursday, October 26, 2017

Traffic Advisory 10/27 to 10/29

On Saturday, October 28th the Devil’s Chase road race starts at 8am at the Salem Willows soccer field on Fort Ave. No road closures are planned, however expect traffic delays until 10:30am on the following roadways: Fort Ave, Derby St, Szetela Ln, Webb St, Andrews St, Washington Sq, Essex St, Charter St, Derby St, Winter Island Rd, Columbus Ave, Restaurant Row, and Memorial Dr. Several no parking tow zones will be posted on Memorial Dr, Victory Rd, and Larkin Ln.

Saturday & Sunday, October 28 & 29: There will be no on-street parking on Essex St from Hawthorne Blvd to New Liberty St and on Essex St between Barton Sq and Washington St from 6am to 10pm. These sections of Essex St will also be closed to through traffic from 9am to 10pm. Access to Museum Place garage will be via Brown St only.

The Salem Police may close additional streets including but not limited to Essex Street from North St to Washington, Church Street, Federal Street, Front Street, Lynde Street, or Washington Street depending on the crowds October 27-30. 

Additional information can be found on We'll be posting specific information about Halloween Night on Monday.