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Bobby Hopper Tunnel

Photos 

Tunnel Approach Heading South

Taken 8-17-02.

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar

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BH Photo #125715

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel through Boston Mountains on I-49
Location
Washington County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1998
Builder
- J. F. Shea Co.,Inc. of Walnut, California
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,595.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 25.0 ft.
Also called
Bunyard Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.76755, -94.18957   (decimal degrees)
35°46'03" N, 94°11'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/392470/3958819 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winslow
Elevation
1640 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
1,000
Inventory numbers
AHTD 6556 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 37560 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 1999)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 13, 2016: Updated by David Backlin: Updated road name (now I-49)
  • August 11, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • February 23, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added GPS coordinates
  • February 6, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Revised name, added elevation & contractor
  • October 29, 2008: Updated by David Backlin: Revised description
  • October 12, 2008: New photos from Wayne Kizziar
  • October 12, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

Comments 

Bobby Hopper Tunnel
Posted June 8, 2011, by Jordan Baker (texasman107 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is the tunnel that my friend Kaleb calls, "the love tunnel" :D