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Worcester Police Department
Tuesday June 10th, 2014 :: 03:35 p.m. EDT



Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead on Wednesday as major delays will be expected midafternoon into the early evening. There will be a number of road closures and other traffic restrictions and detours in the city.

Traffic between Worcester Regional Airport and the DCU Center, where President Barack Obama will speak, will be interrupted from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

In an attempt to minimize traffic congestion and delays, the Worcester Police Department would like to advise the public to avoid the following areas on Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. (approximately):
Pleasant Street
Newton Square
Highland Street
Lincoln Square
Major Taylor Boulevard
All Streets around the DCU Center
Cross Streets will also be impacted

Pedestrian traffic will not be significantly affected. Worcester police would like motorists to be patient during the event, and to be alert for pedestrians on the road.

Worcester Police Department
9-11 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 508-799-8600

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