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SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESOn Saturday, November 15, Acting MassDOT Secretary & CEO Frank DePaola will rededicate the Callahan Tunnel that carries traffic from Downtown to East Boston and Logan Airport. The tunnel is named in honor of Lt. William F. Callahan Jr., a Newton soldier killed in the final days of World War II. MassDOT will unveil a memorial to the soldier which will also mark the rehabilitation of the Callahan.

The rededication ceremony is scheduled as follows:

Saturday, November 15th, 10 am, 128 North Street, Boston

The tunnel was originally opened on Veterans Day in 1961.

The tunnel reopened in March 2014, above, following substantial completion of the $19.3 million Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project

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