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Bluff Mountain Tunnel

Photos 

East Portal

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2016

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BH Photo #371653

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Of the 26 Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels, this is the only tunnel not located in North Carolina.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Bluff Mountain on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Amherst County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca1930
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 630.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.66538, -79.32287   (decimal degrees)
37°39'55" N, 79°19'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/647919/4170012 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buena Vista
Inventory number
BH 74661 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com