BOSTON (WHDH) - The Sumner Tunnel reopened to motorists Friday morning, nearly two months after it was closed for a massive, around-the-clock restoration effort.
The tunnel reopened at 5 a.m. and 7NEWS had our Traffic Tracker drive through, providing a look at the updated interior of the tunnel.
A steady stream of drivers who would have otherwise had to seek alternate routes made their way into the tunnel as it reopened.
Updates include a higher ceiling, new lighting, fireproof walling, and other safety features.
The 58-day closure was just one phase of a multi-year plan to restore the nearly century-old tunnel that connects Logan Airport to Cambridge.
Weekend closures are expected to resume later this month.
Another full closure is expected to complete the project next summer.
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