BOSTON (AP) — Drivers who use the Callahan Tunnel to get to Logan International Airport and East Boston will need to find a new route for the next several months.
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The 52-year-old Boston Harbor tunnel closed at 11 p.m. on Friday for the first phase of a $35 million rehabilitation project.
The closure is due to last until March 12.
WBZ-TV’s Michael Rosenfield reports
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State transportation officials expect heavier traffic through the Ted Williams Tunnel, which connects to the airport from the Massachusetts Turnpike.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports