Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction Weekly Look-Ahead

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction Weekly Look-Ahead

Period of May 12, 2019 to May 18, 2019

Throughout the period covered by this look-ahead, MassDOT’s contractor for the Reconstruction of the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza will continue to progress work at the job site. Work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

Throughout the week covered by this look ahead, crews will loam and seed the islands and complete a job punch list of work. From Monday, May 13 through Wednesday, May 15, they will install the thermoplastic line striping of the State Police Parking Lot and the raised asphalt island. MSP Details will be onsite to assist, and the contractor will be onsite to provide traffic control.

On Monday night, May 13 through Wednesday night, May 15, the electrical and communication wiring for the VMS signs will be completed. MassDOT will provide traffic control and this will require the closure of Route 1A Southbound. Traffic will be detoured to the Ted Williams Tunnel, I-90 Westbound to Route 93 or downtown Boston.


Due to Mother’s Day, the Sumner “swing lane” will open on Friday, May 10 at 3 p.m. and close Monday, May 13 at 5 a.m.

The Sumner “swing lane” will be open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, May 13 through Friday, May 17 and also Sunday, May 19.
The District will continue to monitor all traffic. We will send out notification if there are any temporary adjustments to the swing lane hours.

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