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Detour Routes:

The following detour routes were carefully developed by the project team with input from stakeholders. MassDOT has made improvements to signal timing along detour routes as-needed to facilitate the flow of traffic during construction. Key intersections will be monitored during the tunnel closure by traffic engineers and police.

View directions and detour maps for travel from:

If traveling from south of Boston, you can continue to take the Ted Williams Tunnel to and from Logan Airport/East Boston.

Vehicles heading to points south via I-93 Southbound may want to avoid traffic detoured onto Albany Street. MassDOT has opened up access to an express route to I-93 to all vehicles, regardless of occupancy.

Trip Planning Tools:

Logan International Airport
Travelers are strongly encouraged to take Logan Express or Public Transportation to Logan International Airport. There are also Water Transportation Services to the airport from Quincy/Hull and Boston. To view these options, visit MassPort's To and From Logan webpage.

Public Transit
To plan a trip using public transit, use the MBTA Rider Tools.

MBTA Bus Routes 424, 434, and 450 have Temporary schedule changes (PDF) which will take effect beginning Monday, December 30, 2013:

  • Route 424, 434 and 450 trips to/from Haymarket Station will travel via Revere Beach Parkway (Rt. 16) and the Tobin Bridge to/from Bell Circle.
  • Weekday service for bus stops on Route 1A between Bell Circle and Addison Street in East Boston will only be provided by Route 459.

Blue Line - Extended hours at Bowdoin Station will begin on Saturday, December 28th:

  • Weekdays 5:15AM – 12:30AM
  • Saturdays 5:15AM – 12:30AM
  • Sundays 6:15AM – 12:30AM

Additional Tools
Commuters can share a ride and expenses while earning benefits by using NuRide, the MassRIDES ride-sharing tool.

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