Massachusetts Toll Roads, Turnpike, Bridges and Tunnels
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The Massachusetts Turnpike including the Boston extension, locally called the Mass Pike or the Pike, the 138-mile, I-90 highway toll road begins near Logan International Airport at the eastern border of Boston and becomes part of the New York State Thruway at the Berkshire Connector in Canaan, New York. The turnpike traverses the state, connecting Boston with the major cities of Springfield and Worcester. It is maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).
The Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge (formerly Mystic River Bridge or Mystic/Tobin Bridge) spans more than two miles from Boston to Chelsea over the Mystic River. It is operated by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. and carries U.S. Route 1. The bridge carries US Route1 three lanes of traffic on two levels. Northbound traffic on the lower level and Southbound traffic on the upper level.
Ted Williams Tunnel
The Ted Williams Tunnel, also known as the Williams Tunnel, is a highway tunnel under Boston Harbor in Boston, Massachusetts. It connects South Boston with Logan International Airport, carrying the final leg of the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate I-90) under Boston Harbor allowing direct access to Route 1A in East Boston. TollGuru toll calculator does not show discounts, 2-axle tolls are shown for non-Mass E-ZPass tags.
The Callahan Tunnel, officially the Lieutenant William F. Callahan Jr. Tunnel, is one of four tunnels, and one of three road tunnels, beneath Boston Harbor in Boston, Massachusetts. It carries traffic from the North End to Logan International Airport and Route 1A in East Boston. TollGuru toll calculator does not show discounts, 2-axle tolls are shown for non-Mass E-ZPass tags.
The Sumner Tunnel carries traffic under Boston Harbor in one direction, from Logan International Airport and Route 1A in East Boston. Traffic headed for I-93 South and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) West is normally routed to the Ted Williams Tunnel. TollGuru toll calculator does not show discounts, 2-axle tolls are shown for non-Mass E-ZPass tags.
Massachusetts Toll Calculator calculates tolls and gas expenses for cars, trucks, trailers, buses, RVs, and motorcycles for all these bridges and tunnels. The tolls are for both peaks and off-peaks, at the time of your travel.
Toll rates for Massachusetts bridges and tunnels
2-axle cars owners can pay following tolls:
- Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge: E-ZPass Tag toll $1.25, Pay by Plate toll $1.55, and cash not allowed
- Ted Williams Tunnel: E-ZPass Tag toll $1.75, Pay by Plate toll $2.05, and cash not allowed
- Callahan Tunnel: E-ZPass Tag toll $1.75, Pay by Plate toll $2.05, and cash not allowed
- Sumner Tunnel: E-ZPass Tag toll $1.75, Pay by Plate toll $2.05, and cash not allowed
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How are tolls calculated for trucks in Massachusetts
Sumner tunnel, Ted William Tunnel, Tobin Memorial Bridge tolls for trucks based on axles.
Truck tolls for Massachusetts Turnpike are based on vehicle class based on number of axles. However, they are displayed by class. The following table shows the correspondence between Massachusetts turnpike vehicle class and vehicle type.
|TollGuru Vehicle Type||Turnpike Vehicle Class||Explanation|
|Truck 2-axles||Class 5||any 2-axle vehicle with dual rear tires, including tow trucks|
|Truck 3-axles||Class 6||tractor, tractor-trailer, truck or RV with dual wheels and 3 axles|
|Truck 4-axles||Class 7||car carrier, truck, tractor-trailer, RV or any vehicle with dual wheels and 4 axles|
|Truck 5-axles||Class 3 – 5 to 9 axle truck||tractor-trailer, car carrier or truck with 5 to 9 axles|
|Truck 6-axles||Class 3 – 5 to 9 axle truck||tractor-trailer, car carrier or truck with 5 to 9 axles|
The truck toll calculator calculates the toll and gas cost for trucks of all classes in Massachusetts.
How to pay toll in Massachusetts
EZDriveMA, the Massachusetts electronic tolling program, operates without toll booths, barriers or gates. You can use one of the four payment methods.
- E-ZPass MA – A pre-paid transponder (tag) based option with discounted tolls
- E-ZPass – A pre-paid transponder (tag) issued by an agency from another state
- Pay By Plate MA Registered – A license plate based account option
- Pay By Plate MA Invoice – A license plate based invoice option
Since there are no manned toll booths or unmanned barriers, you cannot pay using cash. Learn more about the toll payment options in Massachusetts.
How to pay missed tolls in Massachusetts
If you did not have an E-ZPass MA account or compatible E-ZPass from other states, you would be paying a higher toll fee (Invoice is sent to the license plate registered address). But if you were driving a rental car, you would not be able to pay the tolls directly to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The invoices for missed tolls for rental cars are sent to the rental car company. Therefore, depending on the rental car agency's policies, you might have to pay toll charges to your rental company.
To know your options better, we suggest you to please reach out to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), the agency that manages tolls in Massachusetts, at (877) 627-7745 or email your query at email@example.com. There is an option for live chat as well on their customer service page. Here is a link to MassDOT Customer Service.
What is E-ZPass MA
The E-ZPass is a transponder (tag) that you can put in your vehicle to pay toll. You don’t need to stop to pay toll. Refer to the E-ZPass MA page to learn more about the countries accepting the E-ZPass and more.
Massachusetts tolling agencies and contacts
MassDOT manages Mass Pike and and bridges. For more information please look at the following links.
Calculate tolls for Massachusetts and other states in the US
Calculate routes, tolls and fuel costs for your travel by car, truck, taxi, bus, caravans (with or without a trailer) in Massachusetts and other states of the US using TollGuru Trip Calculator. It also shows the cheapest, fastest and other optimal routes to your destination along with toll plaza(s) location en route, payment methods and more.
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- ↑ Massachusetts Turnpike
- ↑ Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge
- ↑ Ted Williams Tunnel
- ↑ Callahan Tunnel
- ↑ Lieutenant William F. Callahan Jr. Tunnel
- ↑ Sumner Tunnel
- ↑ vehicle class
- ↑ EZDriveMA
- ↑ MassDOT Customer Service
- ↑ Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
- ↑ Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
- ↑ EZ-Pass questions