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Northampton Summer Block Party Detours

Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 4pm to 10pm

Due to the Summer Block Party in the center of Northampton, no vehicles will be allowed to travel through Northampton Center between Strong Ave and State Street from 4:00PM through the estimated end time of 10:00PM.  As a result, several detours will be in effect for the duration of the parade:

  • R42:     Main Street closed. The detour is via Old South Street & New South Street.
  • R41:     Main Street closed. The detour is via Old South Street & New South Street.
  • B43:     Bridge Street & Main Street closed.  The detour is via Damon Rd., King St., Finn St., and State St.
  • B48:     Main Street & Access to Pleasant Street closed.  The detour is via New South Street, Old South Street, & Conz Street.
  • R44:     Main Street is closed.
    Detour: From Big Y to Salvo House-   will travel King St, Pleasant St, Wright Ave, Conz St to Salvo House
    From Salvo House to Jail- will travel Conz St, Fruit St, Old South St, New South St, Elm St to Route 66
    From The Jail to Salvo- will travel Route 66, Elm St, New South, Old South, Conz St to Salvo House
    From Salvo House out to Florence- will travel Conz St, Fruit St, Old South St, New South St , State St ,Finn St to King St

Stops Not Serviced:

  • Academy of Music
  • Bridge St. – All Stops
  • Calvin Theater
  • Crafts Ave / Peter Pan
  • Hampshire County Courthouse
  • Hotel Northampton
  • Sheldon Field
  • Masonic Street
  • Northampton City Hall
  • Northampton Post Office
  • Pleasant Street – All Stops
  • Thornes Market

Temporary Stops will be set up at the following locations for the designated routes:

  • B43:  State Street, next to the Edwards Church & across the street
  • R42, R41, R44, & B48:   New South Street, at the rear of the Academy of Music by the Crosswalk, and across the street.