Traffic Alert: Overnight Closures of Ted Williams Tunnel Week of June 3

The following is a media release from MassDOT submitted to SOURCE.


BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced the Ted Williams Tunnel in Boston, which carries vehicles traveling on the Mass Pike, will be closed to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours on most nights next week.

These closures will be implemented on evenings between approximately 11:30 p.m., and 5 a.m., and are necessary to allow crews to safely and effectively conduct milling, paving and concrete repair operations.

During these overnight closures, vehicles will be detoured to the Sumner Tunnel and trucks will be directed north on Route 1A to the Tobin Bridge. The full dates of these overnights closures are as follows:

·         Evening of Monday, June 3

·         Evening of Tuesday, June 4

·         Evening of Wednesday June 5

·         Evening of Friday, June 7

·         Evening of Saturday, June 8

Signage and messaging will be in place to notify drivers of these operations. MassDOT encourages the public to be mindful of potential traffic impacts. Those traveling through the area should reduce speed and use caution. The schedule for this work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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