Scotts Bluff National Monument Tunnels
Driving down Scotts Bluff Summit Road
A ride down Summit Road at Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska. Includes passing through three tunnels.
Video by Roger Deschner, June 2013
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Set of three tunnels, along the road to the summit of Scotts Bluff, within Scotts Bluff National Monument. Built 1932-37 by a changing list of federal agencies, finally completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Park entrance fee required.
Overview Tunnels under Scotts Bluff on Summit Road
Location Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Status Open to traffic
History Opened September 19, 1937
Civilian Conservation Corps
Design Three tunnels on road to summit of Scotts Bluff
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Also called Summit Road Tunnels
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83238, -103.70977 (decimal degrees) 41°49'57" N, 103°42'35" W (degrees°minutes'seconds") Approximate UTM coordinates 13/607134/4631970 (zone/easting/northing) Quadrangle map:
Scottsbluff South Elevation 4359 ft. above sea level
Inventory number BH 57445
October 29, 2013: New video from Roger Deschner
August 2, 2013: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added categories "HAER documented", "Curved"