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MA Conference for Women at BCEC to Impact Local Traffic on Dec. 6; Local Parking Limited

The annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will take place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) on Thursday, Decembers 6th.  The event is expected to bring 10,000+ attendees to the South Boston Waterfront.  A large majority of attendees are expected to drive to the event. 

Traffic in the area is expected to be heaviest during the morning and afternoon rush hours, as a majority of the attendees will arrive between 7:00AM and 9:00AM and will depart between 4:30PM and 6:00PM. 

Attendees, as well as local employees working in and around the South Boston Waterfront, are urged to make alternative plans for their commute that day. Use of public transit is strongly encouraged.  If you must drive, please allow additional time for your commute.

Parking in the South Lot of the BCEC is expected to fill quickly for this event. Additional parking will be offered at off-site lots in the South Boston Waterfront area. Signs will direct attendees to off-site parking. Shuttles to the BCEC will be provided for those parking off-site.  Police details will be in place to help direct traffic and pedestrians.