Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Highway, Utah

Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Highway, Utah (HM1F1V)

Location: Hurricane, UT 84737 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.051', W 112° 58.337'

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National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

This 5,613- foot-long tunnel, the longest vehicular tunnel in the National Park System, was blasted through the towering sandstone cliffs above Pine Creek Canyon. Construction required extraordinary access through cliff-face galleries for blasting and excavation. The tunnel and the 25-mile-long highway, completed between 1927 and 1930, promoted the "NPS-Rustic" style of engineering and landscape architecture used throughout the National Park System.

Constructed: 1927 - 1930 Designated: 2011
HM NumberHM1F1V
Placed ByAmerican Society of Civil Engineers
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 4:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 325005 N 4120824
Decimal Degrees37.21751667, -112.97228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.051', W 112° 58.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 3.06" N, 112° 58' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 664-698 Zion Park Blvd, Hurricane UT 84737, US
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