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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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Photo taken by Tom Saunders, VDOT

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Hampton Roads on Hampton Roads Beltway/US60/I-64
Location
Hampton, Hampton, Virginia, and Newport News, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Buil 1957 (WB), Built 1976 (EB)
Builder
- Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation of New York, New York
Design
Tunnel-Bridge combination
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 7,479.4 ft. (1.4 mi.)
Total length: 18,480.0 ft. (3.5 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.97251, -76.29954   (decimal degrees)
36°58'21" N, 76°17'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/384327/4092611 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norfolk North
Inventory numbers
VA 20354 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 56507 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
Posted February 7, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com )

I mentioned travelling over this combination of bridges and tunnels to my fiancee.She is scared to death of these bridges and tunnels.Funny that it doesn't bother me in the least.I actually find it fascinating.Just wouldn't want to be on the bridges when there's an accident.

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
Posted February 6, 2019, by Wallace Johnson (wdj34 [at] msn [dot] com)

The First Bridge-tunnel Complex Ever!

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
Posted December 14, 2015, by Andy Peters (anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This tunnel connects the independent cities of Hampton and Norfolk but it won't let you indicate that on the site