• Ted Williams Tunnel in Boston to be closed for maintenance


    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – Due to scheduled maintenance, the Mass. Department of Transportation will close all lanes of the Ted Williams Tunnel, Interstate 90 Eastbound, through Boston late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

    Maintenance crews, contractors, along with state and Boston police, will begin set-up for the lane closures at 11 p.m. Tuesday. The full closures will begin at midnight Wednesday and will last until 5 a.m. Wednesday.

    Crews will be cleaning drains and washing walkways, ceilings, and walls.

    Interstate 90 Eastbound traffic destined for East Boston and Logan Airport will be directed north onto Atlantic Avenue/Cross Street and make the turn to the Callahan Tunnel at Valenti Way/Beverley Street. A second detour will be active for truckers.

    Trucks will be directed to utilize the I-93 NB on ramp from Atlantic Avenue at the Seaport Boulevard intersection to Exit 27 Route 1 NB (Tobin) in order to access Route 16 Eastbound to Route 1A Southbound.

    The Mass. Department of Transportation also wants to remind motorists I-90 Westbound will be closed starting Sept. 17 at 11 p.m. to Sept. 18 at 5 a.m.

    For transportation news and updates visit MassDOT at our website: www.mass.gov/massdot or follow MassDOT on twitter at www.twitter.com/massdot.

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