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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 

Street Views 

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.
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
Inventory numbers
AHTD 6556 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 37560 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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

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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