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December 27, 2013

Tunnel closure to impact region


The MBTA has added a train on the Blue Line during weekday evenings.

For more detailed information, go to

The state is encouraging anyone going to Logan Airport to take the Logan Express or public transportation.

The $19 million Callahan Tunnel repair includes the replacement of the deck, curbing and wall panels. The closure is scheduled from Dec. 27 to March 12.

Problems in the 52-year-old tunnel surfaced last year when a wall panel fell. Although no one was injured, all of the wall panels were removed. Follow-up inspections revealed other problems, leading to the closure.

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