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Colonial Parkway Tunnel

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Photo taken by Roger Deschner in April 2016

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #351211

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Francis Street, Duke of Gloucester Street, and Nicholson Street on Colonial Parkway
Location
Williamsburg, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1942, opened to traffic 1949.
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,190.0 ft.
Also called
Williamsburg Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.27121, -76.70011   (decimal degrees)
37°16'16" N, 76°42'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/349264/4126314 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamsburg
Inventory number
BH 45164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1942 (243)
Built during 1940s (3,972)
Colonial Parkway (12)
Have street view (25,985)
Open (38,827)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,769)
Tunnel (1,152)
Virginia (1,142)
Williamsburg, Virginia (11)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added length
  • April 3, 2016: New photo from Roger Deschner
  • May 4, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs