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Zion - Mt Carmel Tunnel

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Zion Mount Carmel Tunnel

West Portal, driving West

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2013

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BH Photo #251812

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Hwy 9/Zion Park Blvd
Location
Washington County, Utah
Status
Open
History
Construction of the 1.1 mile Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel began in the late 1920's and was completed in 1930. At the time that the tunnel was dedicated, on July 4, 1930, it was the longest tunnel of it's type in the United States.
Builder
- Nevada Construction Co.
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 5,613.0 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Also called
Zion Mount Carmel Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21115, -112.94882   (decimal degrees)
37°12'40" N, 112°56'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/327073/4120074 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springdale East
Inventory number
BH 55934 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2018: New photo from Josh Schmid
  • July 15, 2018: New photos from Jann Mayer
  • April 13, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 30, 2013: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Josh Schmid