Monthly Archives: September 2017

#1 Island Prepares to Close for Tunnel Construction

The southernmost island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, also known as #1 Island or One Island on the Bay, closed to the public on September 30, 2017, as island construction commenced for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel.
The restaurant and gift shop will be closed permanently; however, the fishing pier will be reconstructed and reopen to …
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CBBT to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Channel Tunnel on Monday, September 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

This event will be held on the southernmost island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and the public is invited to attend.

Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne, …
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