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Massachusetts Department of Transportation Announces Alternative Travel Options Ahead of Sumner Tunnel Closure

Posted on June 9, 2023

Tunnel will be closed for repairs from Wednesday, July 5, through Thursday, August 31.

Mitigation options include free MBTA Blue Line trips, free and discounted ferry service, new ferry service to and from Lynn, reduced Commuter Rail fares, toll discounts.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today announced a comprehensive mitigation plan to address travel impacts and provide cost effective alternative transportation options for residents and visitors ahead of the scheduled closure of the Sumner Tunnel from Wednesday, July 5, through Thursday, August 31, 2023. The tunnel will be fully closed for approximately two months to facilitate work on the Sumner Tunnel Restoration Project.

Read the full press release.

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