Tunnel Lighting Maintenance Scheduled for Central Artery Tunnel (I-93)

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that there will be reduced lighting in the Central Artery Tunnel (I-93) northbound and southbound beginning Sunday, December 20. The reduction in lighting isin preparation for an extensive lighting replacement to begin later this month. Lights will be turned off in various locations in both the northbound and southbound tunnels, as well as the entrance/exit ramps. The lighting project for this corridor is ongoing through January 2023; lane closures will be necessary throughout the duration of the project. Drivers are advised to keep lights on for safety.

Various right and left lane closures will take place in both directions as well as on entrance/exit ramps. 

•I-93 northbound lane closures will take place nightly from 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights. 

•I-93 southbound lane closures will take place nightly from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights.

Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.

Drivers who are traveling through the area should reduce speed, and use caution. All scheduled work is weather dependent and may be impacted due to an emergency.

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