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Terminal B Arrival Level Roadway Closed November 3 to November 7
Milling and Paving Part of Building a Better Logan
The lower level arrival roadway at Boston Logan International Airport’s Terminal B will be closed Wednesday November 3 at 2 a.m. until Sunday November 7 at 5 a.m. so workers can mill and pave the lower level arrival roadway. Last summer, Massport installed 240 new support beams to maintain the roadway system in good condition. This work is part of Massport’s $55 million rehabilitation of the 36-year-old Terminal B garage and roadway system, one of several projects to build a better Logan.
Access to and from the garage will not be affected during the road closure and the upper level roadway for departures will not be impacted.
During the November 3 – November 7 closure, drivers meeting arriving passengers will be directed to enter the Terminal B garage where they will be directed to passenger pick up areas. There will be no charge for entering the garage to pick up arriving passengers. Drivers must wait with their vehicle at all times.
All passengers getting picked up by a private vehicle should exit the terminal at the lower level and use the active crosswalk to enter the garage where they will be directed to passenger pick up areas.
Taxis, shared vans and hotel courtesy vehicles will be available at the ground floor level of the garage during the first phase of the project and relocated to the American Airlines curb during the second phase, scheduled to begin on or about November 5. Travelers are encouraged to visit Massport.com for up-to-date construction information.
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area of the Terminal B Garage will be relocated from the first level to the second level of the garage during the construction project.
Most buses for Terminals A and B will use the upper roadway for drop-off and pick up of all passengers. The Silver Line will not be able to access Terminal B during this period. Passengers taking the Silver Line bus to South Station should use the #22 or #66 shuttle bus to Terminal C. Limousines will pick up passengers on the upper level at the U-turn bend in the roadway.
“We’re very pleased to be entering the final phase of the roadway project that is necessary for keeping Logan in great shape,’’ said Ed Freni, Director of Aviation for Massport, which owns and operates Boston Logan International Airport. “We will have extra personnel in place to assist passengers as they navigate the terminal during the construction period and we apologize for any inconvenience.’’
Boston Logan, 15 minutes from the intersection of Route 128 and I-90 and five minutes from downtown Boston, serves as the gateway to the New England region and offers nonstop service to 70 domestic and 31 international destinations and in 2009 handled 25.5 million passengers. Boston Logan is the Air Line Pilot Association’s Airport of the Year for 2008 because of its commitment to safety. Over the past decade, the airport spent $4.5 billion on a modernization program that includes new terminals, parking facilities, roadways and airport concessions, and has been transformed into a world-class 21st Century facility. The airport generates $7 billion in total economic impact each year.
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The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) operates Boston Logan International Airport, the Port of Boston, Hanscom Field and Worcester Regional Airport. Massport is a financially self-sustaining public authority whose premier transportation facilities generate more than $8 billion annually, and enhance and enable economic growth and vitality in New England.