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Chessy System Tunnel

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under Chessy System on US 40
Location
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12878, -80.38049   (decimal degrees)
40°07'44" N, 80°22'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/552781/4442234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Middletown
Inventory numbers
PA 62 0040 0170 2197 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 73523 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1991)
Sufficiency rating: 92.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
4,780

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Chessy System Tunnel
Posted July 7, 2017, by David Cranor (volcrano [at] gmail [dot] com)

I don't think this is a Chessie tunnel, it's a B&O tunnel. Part of the B&O Railroad's Wheeling Pittsburgh Subdivision. This is Hempfield Tunnel #3 aka Fox Tunnel