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For Immediate Release: 08/17/2016
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MEDIA ADVISORY: August 18 and August 19 Ted Williams Tunnel Westbound To Close For Required Work

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.

On Thursday, 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. 

Drivers are urged to detour through the Sumner Tunnel.

 

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