The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced that the Ted Williams Tunnel westbound will close overnight beginning at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 28, for required maintenance work.
Starting at on Sunday, Aug. 28, and ending Wednesday, Aug. 31, the westbound tunnel will close each night at 11:59 p.m., and reopen no later than 5 a.m. The Ted Williams Tunnel is the section of the Mass Pike connecting Boston with South Boston, and Logan Airport.
Drivers are urged to avoid the area and detour through the Sumner Tunnel. Trucks are urged to use a detour traveling on Rte. 1A northbound to Rte. 16 westbound to the Tobin Bridge southbound.