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Virginia Avenue Tunnel

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Overview
Tunnel on CSX Transportation
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Second tunnel being built parallel to it using cut and cover method. Once completed, the original bore will be replaced with one similar to the new one.
History
Built 1872 by the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,788.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87951, -76.99994   (decimal degrees)
38°52'46" N, 76°59'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/326520/4305306 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2016: Added by Andy Winegar

Sources 

  • Andy Winegar