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The Chesapeake Bay bridge-tunnel

the eighth wonder of the world

by Robert White Hill

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Published by John Day Co. in New York .
Written in English

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  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (Va.)
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    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Robert W. Hill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG25.C38 H54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5221789M
      LC Control Number75155013


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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, connecting Virginia's Eastern Shore with its mainland (at the metropolitan areas of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake), is approximately 20 miles (32 km) long; it has trestle bridges as well as two stretches of two-mile-long ( km) tunnels that allow unimpeded shipping; the bridge is Location: Maryland, Virginia.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, complex of trestles, man-made islands, tunnels, and bridges that runs across the entrance to Chesapeake Bay, providing a vehicular roadway between the Norfolk–Hampton Roads area (southwest) and Cape Charles at the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula (northeast).

It was begun in and completed in The bridge-tunnel complex is miles (28 km) long from shore. Obviously, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel toll can change at any time, so I urge you to double-check with the CBBT toll schedule page before your trip.

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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) is a mile (37 km) long fixed link crossing the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and connecting the Delmarva Peninsula's Eastern Shore of Virginia with Virginia Beach and the metropolitan area of Hampton Roads, Virginia. Located just north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on Virginia's Eastern Shore, our KOA Resort sits right on the Chesapeake Bay with its own private beach (there's even a dog beach for your furry travel companions!) Bring along your fishing gear, kayaks and paddle boards to take advantage of this terrific setting, or make a splash in the campground's two pools/5.

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