Boston Police and City Officials Gear Up For Super Bowl

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans (Credit Boston City TV)

BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- Public officials are addressing safety concerns about the Super Bowl and possible fan reaction following the game.

Mayor Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans spoke to reporters Friday about safety measures the city is taking in advance of Super Bowl LII Mayor Walsh had this message.

"This is our city, we're Boston, we're better than other cities. Let's make sure that we win or lose that we respect. Let's make sure that we treat other people's property fair and good...appropriately the way you would want your property treated  and let's make sure we respect each other," Walsh said.

While fans who have partied in Boston during big games like this one already know the drill. 

Watch: City of Boston The Super Bowl Public Safety Press Conference

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans says there will be tight restrictions in all areas where there are a lot of bars. Quincy Market, around the garden, Harvard Ave in Brighton and  especially around Fenway park. 

"At the end of the 3rd quarter parking restrictions and road closures are going around Kenmore Square," said Evans.

Bar owners are being asked not to re-admit anyone who leaves and college students have gotten letters asking them to party responsibly.   

Additional police officers will be out on the streets. Evans says the goal is the Patriots win and nobody gets hurt.

WBZ NewsRadio1030's Lana Jones reports.

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