Commuters who use the Callahan Tunnell will need to seek alternatives soon.
MassDOT’s Callahan Tunnel Project begins with a full tunnel closure for rehabilitation on December 27, 2013 through March 12, 2014.
The 50-year-old tunnel's deck and curbing and wallpanels are deteriorating and will be redone over the next year. The project will be completed in three phases.
For detour routes check out the Callahan Tunnel Project web page now includes detour maps. View directions and detour maps for travel from:
The proposed work schedule includes the full tunnel closure in early 2014 followed by an additional 4-5 months of work requiring overnight closures between 11p.m. and 5a.m. The complete closure of the tunnel will reduce the overall duration of the project, provide enhanced public safety by minimizing changes to traffic flow, and better coordinate with other local projects including Tobin Bridge work, which is scheduled to resume in spring 2014.