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Eisenhower Tunnel

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in July 2017

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Overview
Tunnel on I-70 Westbound at Loveland Pass
Location
Summit County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Constructed started March 15, 1968; tunnel opened March 8, 1973
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 8,943.7 ft. (1.7 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.9 ft.
Also called
Eisenhower-Edwin C. Johnson Memorial Tunnel (official name for both tunnels)
Straight Creek Tunnel (first name)
Eisenhower Memorial Bore
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67778, -105.93250   (decimal degrees)
39°40'40" N, 105°55'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/420028/4392410 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loveland Pass
Elevation
11158 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CDOT F-13-Y (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 45437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
28,800

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2017: Merged duplicate pages
  • July 9, 2017: Added by Craig Philpott
  • June 1, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

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Eisenhower Tunnel Hwy 70
Posted July 9, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)