Second Midtown Tunnel in Virginia: All-Concrete Immersed Tube Tunnel
The Second Midtown Tunnel is an immersed tube tunnel, which will link Norfolk and Portsmouth in the US state of Virginia. The road tunnel will consist of eleven segments, cast in the dry dock in Baltimore County and then transported about 320 km south by sea and into the Elizabeth River to be submerged at depths of up to 29 m.
Elizabeth River Tunnels Project
The Midtown Tunnel in the Elizabeth River has already been in operation for more than 50 years. With about one million vehicles per month, the link between Norfolk and Portsmouth is one of the most heavily trafficked roads east of the...