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New twists, turns in traffic in the Fenway

The block of Brookline Avenue that straddles the Riverway is one-way going northeast during construction.
The block of Brookline Avenue that straddles the Riverway is one-way going northeast during construction.Credit: Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

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It’s hard to imagine traffic between Fenway Park and Longwood Medical Area getting much more fraught with traffic snarls: Between Red Sox games, hospital vehicles, and joggers dashing across the intersections that cut through the Emerald Necklace, a drive through the area can get pretty confusing.

And it just got more so.

Starting this weekend, there’s a new traffic configuration in place at the intersection of Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue as it converges onto the Riverway. The block of Brookline Avenue that straddles the Riverway, previously a two-lane street, has been shut down to one lane.

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