Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction: Advance for April 15 – April 21, 2018


Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction
Weekly Look-Ahead

Period of April 15, 2018 to April 21, 2018

Throughout the period covered by this look-ahead, MassDOT’s contractor for the Reconstruction of the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza will resume operations. No lane closures will be required and work will be during daytime hours between 6:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. No work will take place on Monday, April 16, Patriot’s Day.

At the Sumner Tunnel entrance, SNR will be installing light pole foundations and conduit in the Massachusetts State Police parking lot on Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18. Crews from SNR will also install manholes, drywells and pipe in the Massachusetts State Police parking lot Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20. MassBay will install mast arm foundations Wednesday, April 18 through Friday, April 20. Crews will perform survey work as required. Police details will be onsite to assist with moving equipment across the road. No traffic setups will be required, and all work will be done in construction work zones.


The Sumner “swing lane” will open at 2 p.m. Friday, April 13 and it will remain open throughout the weekend and the Patriots Day Holiday/Marathon Day, Monday, April 16. The swing gate will close at 5 a.m., Tuesday, April 17 and resume normal operations for the rest of the week, opening 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

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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