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Caldecott Tunnel

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Caldecott Tunnel

East portal, 1965 bore, showing edge of construction zone for new bore construction.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160584

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Set of three parallel tunnels on CA 24 in Oakland
Location
Alameda County, California, and Contra Costa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
First two bores built 1937, third built 1965
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,610.1 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Also called
Broadway Low Level Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85833, -122.21167   (decimal degrees)
37°51'30" N, 122°12'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/569347/4190389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland East
Inventory numbers
CA 28-15 (California bridge number)
BH 10784 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
152,000

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2012: New photo from Brian Smith
  • August 16, 2011: New photo from Brian Smith
  • April 3, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 28, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added street view

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Comments 

Caldecott Tunnel
Posted December 15, 2013, by Jason Ferrier (jasonhatesjunkmail [at] gmail [dot] com)

The fourth bore is now open.

http://www.caldecott-tunnel.org/