The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

  • Crosses: Chesapeake Bay
  • Length: Two one mile long (1.6 km) tunnels. Length Toll Plaza to Toll Plaza: 20 miles
  • Connects: Eastern Shore of Virginia with Hampton Roads, Virginia.
  • Opened: April, 1964.
  • Cost: $200 million North Bound ,$250 million South Bound.

The Drogden Tunnel

  • Crosses: the Oresund strait.
  • Length: 4,050 m (13,287 ft)
  • Connects: The Danish capital of Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmö.
  • Opened: Summer 2000.
  • Cost: DKK 30.1 billion entire Øresund connection construction

The Channel Tunnel (The Chunnel)

  • Crosses: the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.
  • Length: 50.5-kilometre (31.4 mi)
  • Connects: Dover in the United Kingdom with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais near Calais in northern France.
  • Opened: May 6, 1994.
  • Cost: $15 billion to build.

The Seikan Tunnel

  • Crosses: the Tsugaru Strait.
  • Length: 23.3-kilometre (14.5 mi)
  • Connects: the Japanese island of HonshÅ« and the island of Hokkaidō.
  • Opened: March 13, 1988.
  • Cost: ¥538.4 billion (US$3.6 billion)

The Lincoln Tunnel

  • Crosses: the Hudson River.
  • Length: 1.5-miles long (2.4 km)
  • Connects: Weehawken, New Jersey and the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
  • Opened: December 22, 1937.
  • Cost: $85,000,000

Drogden Tunnel – Photos & Info

Drogden Tunnel.

Moving the tunnel into place

Drogden Tunnel layout.


The Seikan Tunnel – Photos & Info

The Seikan Tunnel Graph.

Entrance to the Seikan Tunnel.

Map of the Seikan Tunnel.

View from inside the Seikan Tunnel.

Building the Seikan Tunnel.

Channel Tunnel (Chunnel) – Photos & Info

View of the Strait of Dover.

Geological profile of the Chunnel.

Chunnel Outline

Lincoln Tunnel - Photos

Hudson River.

View from inside the Lincoln tunnel in New York

The Building of the Lincoln tunnel

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel – Photos & Info

Ship passing over the Chesapeake Bay Tunnel

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Graph

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Aerial Photo

Proposed Bridge-Tunnels

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