Truck Restrictions

While trucks are allowed to operate within the City of Cambridge, they are still restricted from certain streets, as defined below, unless delivering to addresses on those specific streets.

All restrictions are for 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless otherwise noted.

Please note that delivery vehicles are allowed on these restricted roadways if delivering to an address on that street.

 Truck Restrictions

What are the restrictions that apply to trucks in Cambridge?

 Trucks are RESTRICTED from the following streets in Cambridge:

  • Bay Street between Kinnaird Street and Green Street
  • Beech Street (entire street)
  • Blanchard Road (from Concord Avenue to Belmont line)
  • Cameron Avenue (entire street)
  • Cardnal Medeiros Avenue (entire street) 24 Hours Binney to Cambridge
  • Chester Street (entire street)
  • Clarendon Avenue (entire street)
  • Columbia Street between Main Street and Cambridge Street
  • Columbus Avenue (entire street)
  • Coolidge Avenue (entire street)
  • Coolidge Hill Road (the loop off of Gerry's Landing Road only)
  • Day Street (entire street)
  • Dover Street (entire street)
  • Eighth Street (entire street)
  • Fifth Street between Winter Street and Charles Street
  • Franklin Street between Pleasant Street and Putnam Avenue
  • Fulkerson Street between Cambridge Street and Charles Street
  • Gore Street between Third Street and Lambert Street
  • Green Street between Sellers Street and Putnam Avenue
  • Harrison Avenue (entire street)
  • Hurley Street between Third Street and Fulkerson Street
  • Irving Street between Kirkland Street and Scott Street
  • Kimball Street (entire street)
  • Kirkland Street (entire street): restricted 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. all week
  • Madison Avenue (entire street)
  • Magoun Street (entire street)
  • Otis Street between Third Street and Fulkerson Street
  • Oxford Street (entire street)
  • Prospect Street (entire street)
  • Putnam Avenue (entire street) 24 hours
  • Quincy Street (entire street): restricted 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. all week
  • Rindge Avenue (entire street)
  • Russell Street (entire street)
  • Sciarappa Street between Monsignor O'Brien Highway and Charles Street
  • Scott Street (entire street)
  • Seagrave Road (entire street)
  • Seventh Street (entire street)
  • Sixth Street between Gore Street and Spring Street
  • Spring Street between Third Street and Fulkerson Street
  • Third Street between Monsignor O'Brien Highway and Binney Street
  • Thorndike Street between Third Street and Fulkerson Street
  • Walden Street Massachusetts Avenue to Concord Avenue
  • Washburn Avenue (entire street)
  • Windsor Street between Main Street and Cambridge Street
  • Winter Street (entire street)

For additional information, please contact the Cambridge Police Traffic Unit at 617-349-4365.

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