Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Sumner Tunnel Centennial Restoration Project virtual public information meeting- 6/1/22

Wednesday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m.

Overview of Sumner Tunnel Centennial Restoration Project virtual public information meeting- 6/1/22

What is happening?

MassDOT is beginning Phase 1 of the full restoration of the Sumner Tunnel between East Boston and the North End. The project will provide many public benefits including:

  • Improved tunnel safety
  • A smoother, more durable roadway surface
  • New lighting and security systems
  • Better cell phone, GPS, and radio service inside tunnel

How will this affect you?

Weekend closures and construction are set to begin June 10, 2022. All abutters and roadway users are invited to attend a virtual public information meeting to discuss the construction schedule, project impacts, and proposed detours that will begin in June 2022. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation. Spanish and Arabic interpretation will be available.

This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities and those with limited English proficiency. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request, as appropriate. To request accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 or by email ( Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten business days before the meeting.

Project inquiries may also be emailed to:

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