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Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel

Photos 

Photo taken by Gabor Eszes

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

BH Photo #238236

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Maynard Mountain on Portage Glacier Highway and Alaska Railroad
Location
Anchorage, Alaska, and Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1943, converted to combined railroad and highway tunnel 1998-2000
Railroad
- Alaska Railroad (ARR)
Design
This is listed as the longest highway tunnel in North America.
Dimensions
Span length: 13,300.0 ft. (2.5 mi.)
Total length: 13,300.0 ft. (2.5 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+60.78314, -148.76356   (decimal degrees)
60°46'59" N, 148°45'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/403974/6739923 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seward D-5 SW
Inventory number
BH 44946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Rail-to-road" as it covers roads with rails nearby as well as converted right-o-ways
  • August 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status and created categtory "Rail-and-road".
  • April 20, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

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