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US 82 Tunnel

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Hwy 82 tunnel

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in July 2017

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BH Photo #395774

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on US 82 under a rock formation
Location
Otero County, New Mexico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 528.9 ft.
Also called
Cloudcroft Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.94756, -105.85556   (decimal degrees)
32°56'51" N, 105°51'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/420028/3645798 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
High Rolls
Inventory numbers
NM 1 (New Mexico bridge number)
BH 25688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
4,461

Categories 

Built 1949 (357)
Built during 1940s (3,569)
Have street view (22,073)
New Mexico (170)
Open (36,557)
Otero County, New Mexico (3)
Owned by state (13,660)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,536)
Tunnel (1,150)
US 82 (24)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2017: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added street view
  • April 20, 2009: Updated by David Backlin

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Comments 

US 82 Tunnel
Posted July 20, 2015, by ortega joe (chatita5 [at] netzero [dot] net com)

my father jose oscar ortega worked on the tunnel and we have photos of it and the workers any one having intrest may contact joe at 575-430-2369 in alamogordo nm