Alive at Five 2016 street map

Alive at Five 2016 road closures and parking info

Alive at Five 2016 street map cropped

This is a clip from the full map, which is after the jump.

The Alive at Five season starts this Thursday and, as you might have heard, the free concert series will be at Tricentennial Park on Broadway downtown this summer because construction at the normal spot on the riverfront.

That means there will be some different road closures and parking restrictions to keep an eye out for on Thursdays this summer. Here's the official list via the city of Albany:

Closed to thru traffic
Broadway from Columbia to Steuben: 9 am - midnight
Broadway from Steuben to Pine: 12 pm - midnight
James Street from Columbia to Pine: 12 pm - midnight
Steuben Street from James to Broadway: 12 pm - midnight

Open to thru traffic
Pine Street & Columbia Street

No Parking
Broadway from Columbia to Pine: 6 am - midnight
Steuben Street from James to Broadway: 6 am - midnight
James Street from Columbia to Pine: 11 am - midnight

There's a full city-released map of of the closures and alcohol-permitted areas after the jump. Also there: Info about parking, CDTA re-routes, and how to get a free event day CDTA pass.

Alive at Five is from 5-8 pm each Thursday through August 4 (with the exception of July 7).

Look up for the map

It's above in large format -- click or scroll all the way up.

Parking and buses

Taking the bus is something to look into -- it's very easy to get to downtown Albany via multiple CDTA routes. And then you don't have to worry about parking.

Via the city of Albany:

Parking information:
$5 flat fee parking will be available at the Quackenbush Square Garage, located at 677 Broadway in Albany. Handicap parking is available at the Riverfront Garage at Broadway & Columbia Street. For additional parking options, visit www.parkalbany.com.
CDTA Event Day Bus Passes:
Alive at Five transportation sponsor CDTA will provide free Event Day Bus Passes for the dates of each Alive at Five concert to Albany County residents. Riders will be able to pick up passes at the front desk of Albany City Hall (24 Eagle St), the Albany Visitors Center (25 Quackenbush Square), the Downtown Albany BID (21 Lodge St) and the Central Avenue BID (176 Central Ave) on the Wednesday before each show, while supplies last.
CDTA re-routes: 10, 12, 734 Eastbound: Regular route until State St & Pearl St, Left on Pearl St, right Clinton Ave, Right Broadway, Left Orange to staging area.
22 Northbound: Regular route to State St & Pearl St, Left Pearl St, Right Clinton Ave, Left Broadway to regular route.
22 Southbound: Regular route until Broadway & Clinton Ave, Right Clinton Ave, Left Pearl St, Right State St to regular route.
114 Eastbound: Regular route to Suny Plaza bus stop, Left State St, Right Pearl St (Pick up at Capital Rep bus stop Pearl & Van Tromp St) right on highway to regular route.
114 Westbound: Regular route to Broadway & Clinton Ave continue on Clinton Ave, Left on Pearl St, Left on State St, Right on Broadway to regular route.
Northway Express, 224, 719, 522 Northbound: Regular route until State & Pearl St, Left Pearl St, Right Clinton Ave, Right Broadway, Left Orange St, Right Water St (Pick up at Bus Stop Behind Kiernan Plaza) then to highway regular route.
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Earlier on AOA: Alive at Five 2016 lineup

Comments

For those interested in the CDTA free Event Day Bus Passes, they are available at the listed locations whose hours range from 7:30am at the earliest to 5:00pm at the latest. So if you have a job, tough. Better idea might be to just instruct bus drivers to let passengers heading that way on for free.

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