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Johnson Tunnel

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East Portal

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2017

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BH Photo #399267

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Overview
Tunnel on I-70 Eastbound at Loveland Pass
Location
Summit County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Constructed started Aug. 18, 1975; tunnel completed on Dec. 21, 1979
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 8,961.7 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)
Edwin C. Johnson Memorial Bore
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67778, -105.93222   (decimal degrees)
39°40'40" N, 105°55'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/420052/4392409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loveland Pass
Elevation
11158 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CDOT F-13-X (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 45438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
28,800

Update Log 

  • August 6, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 1, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

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Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com