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Solano Avenue Tunnel

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Solano Ave Tunnel

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Photo taken by Linda Philpott

BH Photo #176898

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Street View 

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Overview
Tunnel under under Marin Avenue on Solano Avenue
Location
Berkeley, Alameda County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Interurban
- Interurban Electric Railway (IER)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Curved concrete tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 463.9 ft.
Total length: 463.9 ft.
Also called
Sutter Street Tunnel
Northbrae Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.88961, -122.27235   (decimal degrees)
37°53'23" N, 122°16'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/563981/4193816 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
9,000
Inventory number
BH 46010 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 1998)
Sufficiency rating: 71.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 29, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Railroad", "Rail-to-road", "Southern Pacific Railroad", "Interurban", "Interurban Electric Railway"
  • March 6, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 10, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • August 30, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com