Talk:Downtown Tunnel

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Engineering Wonder?: I seem to remember that a year or so after the first tube of the Downtown Tunnel was opened it was designated as one of the Seven Engineering Wonders of the Modern World. I think the reason was that it was the first underwater tunnel ever built by sinking and connecting pre-formed concrete sections rather than being dug. I'm pretty sure there was an article in The Virginian-Pilot at the time about this.

I don't have the time or competence to track down citations for this, hopefully someone does.

AlanATL (talk) 21:02, 31 July 2011 (UTC) AlanATL (Born and raised in Tidewater)