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Final Publication Number 2972. First Publication in the Chronicle on January 15, 2003.
City of Cambridge In the Year Two Thousand and Three

In amendment to the Ordinance entitled “Zoning Ordinances of the City of Cambridge”
Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Cambridge as follows:

Effective February 26, 2003, which date is thirty days after the ordination of the amendments set forth herein, the existing Section 6.96 of Title 17 of the Cambridge Municipal Code, the Zoning Ordinance, shall be stricken and replaced by the following language.

6.96 Adoption of the Recommendations of the Regional Truck Study, dated September 2001.

All trucks 2.5 tons or more in gross weight traveling on streets under the control and jurisdiction of the City of Cambridge are prohibited from using any City streets between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except for the following signed and designated truck routes or except when a local delivery or pick-up requires travelling off of the following signed and designated truck routes:

  • Brattle Street between Massachusetts Avenue and Eliot Street;
  • Eliot Street between Brattle Street and Mount Auburn Street;
  • Mount Auburn Street between Eliot Street and Massachusetts Avenue;
  • the entirety of JFK Street
  • the entirety of Main Street
  • the entirety of Galileo Galilei Way;
  • Binney Street between Galileo Galilei Way and Land Boulevard;
  • the entirety of First Street;
  • Cambridge Street between First Street and the O’Brien Highway;
  • Broadway between Galileo Galilei Way and the Longfellow Bridge; and
  • Vassar Street between Main Street and Massachusetts Avenue.

In addition, the following signed and designated Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) routes shall be open to Hazardous Material carriers at all times:

  • the entirety of River Street; and
  • the entirety of Western Avenue.

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