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Boston's Callahan Tunnel reopens

Posted by Jack Pickell  March 10, 2014 05:19 AM

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A rare bit of good news for commuters on a Monday morning: The Callahan Tunnel reopened shortly before 5 a.m. after being closed for more than two months.

The tunnel, which connects East Boston and Logan International Airport with the North End, underwent a $25 million facelift, including a new deck and curb.

The Boston Globe reported that the company running the project will receive some extra cash for beating a deadline:

McCourt Construction will get a $143,000 bonus for finishing the project two days earlier than planned.

The Callahan Tunnel opened in 1961.

Get more information on your morning commute here.

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