Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (HM20HZ)

Location: , VA Northampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 2.193', W 76° 4.613'

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Total project cost, building time and opening dates
(No local, State or Federal Tax Money Used)

North - $200,000,000 - 42 Months
Opened April 15, 1964

South - $250,000,000 - 46 Months
Opened April 19, 1999

Length 17.6 Miles Shore to Shore

Piles (support trestles)
North - 2,523
South - 2, 591

North Channel Bridges
Each 3, 780 Feet Long -75 Feet Clearance

Fisherman Inlet Bridge
Each 460 Feet Long - 40 Feet Clearance

Depth of Water Along Route
25 to 100 Feet

Tunnel Length
Each 1 Mile Long
Additional tunnels planned in the future

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Virginia Beach
Island 1
Sea Gull Pier Restaurant
Thimble Shore Channel Tunnel
Island 2
Island 3
Chesapeake Channel Tunnel
Island 4
North Channel Bridges
HM NumberHM20HZ
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Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 404227 N 4099469
Decimal Degrees37.03655000, -76.07688333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 2.193', W 76° 4.613'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 2' 11.58" N, 76° 4' 36.78" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-13, VA , US
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