These Boston streets will be closed for trick-or-treaters Wednesday night

Avoid these streets on Halloween if you're a motorist.

Lexington, MA., 10/31/12, The children of Lexington trick-or-treated at the downtown businesses.  Fourteen-month-old Nia Simpson makes her way along Massachusetts Ave. She is dressed as a turtle. Section: Metro
Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff
Many Boston streets will close down temporarily tonight to keep trick-or-treating kids safe. –Suzanne Kreiter / Globe staff

As costumed kids prepare to scour Boston’s streets for Halloween candy, the city has announced several Oct. 31 road closures to keep them safe.

“Drivers are asked to detour around these areas, and to travel safely and carefully on all other local streets as children will be out enjoying the holiday,” the city wrote in a statement.

Back Bay from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Marlborough Street, Berkeley Street to Fairfield Street

Beacon Hill from 4 to 8 p.m.
Pinckney Street, Joy Street to Charles Street
Mt. Vernon Street, Joy Street to Charles Street
Chestnut Street, Walnut Street to Charles Street
West Cedar Street, Revere Street to Chestnut Street
Anderson Street, Myrtle Street to Pinckney Street
Branch Street, Charles Street to Spruce Street

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Charleston from 4 to 8 p.m.
All of Monument Square
Monument Avenue from Warren Street to Monument Square
Winthrop Street, Monument Square to Common Street
Common Street, Winthrop Street to Adams Street
Adams Street, Common Street to Winthrop Street
Park Street, Common Street to Winthrop Street

Dorchester, various times
Southern Avenue, Talbot Avenue to Whitfield Street from 3 to 8 p.m.
Ceylon Street, Quincy Street to Columbia Road from 3 to 8 p.m.
Crockett Avenue, Milton Street to Gallivan Boulevard from 4 to 8 p.m.

Jamaica Plain from 4:30 to 8 p.m.
Dunster Road, Centre Street to Dane Street

Roslindale, various times
Mendum Street, Fairview Street to Walter Street from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
South Street, South Street at Mosgrove Street to Washington Street from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Mosgrove Street, South Street at Mosgrove Street to Washington Street from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

South Boston from 2 to 8 p.m.
Beckler Avenue, K Street to the dead end

South End from 5 to 8 p.m.
Rutland Street, Tremont Street to Shawmut Avenue

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