BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of
Transportation (MassDOT) is reminding drivers of the planned overnight closure
of the westbound Ted Williams Tunnel to occur at 12 AM on Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19.
August 18 and Friday, August 19, the westbound tunnel will close at 12 AM and
reopen no later than 5 AM.
Also, on Thursday
August 18 and Friday, August 19, one lane of the eastbound tunnel will be
closed at 10 PM. That lane will reopen no later than 5 AM.
Crews will be
performing planned construction work inside the tunnels, which requires the
closure of the tunnel to all traffic.
During this time,
the inside of the tunnel and surrounding areas may appear dark when crews turn
off the power during the construction work.
are urged to detour through the Sumner Tunnel.