Work continues on the CBBT as we pave the way for a smoother journey.
Beginning the evening of Sunday, November 15 at 9 pm, travelers are advised to prepare for potential delays as the ongoing paving project transitions to the approach road area of Portal Island #3 at Chesapeake Channel Tunnel.
Allan Myers, Inc. has completed the …
Tunnel Business Magazine recently published an article on the complex tunnel lighting project for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Learn more about the new LED lighting system developed by Kenall.
Milling and Repaving Project
This project, which was awarded to Allan Myers of Worcester, PA, began on September 9 and consists of the milling and repaving of portions of the CBBT, beginning at Fisherman Island and continuing across C Trestle Southbound to Portal Island #4.
The first portion of this project, which consisted of the milling and …
Demolition Work to Begin in Preparation for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel
While much of the work being performed on the parallel tunnel at Thimble Shoal Channel is not visible to the traveling public, travelers will soon see some minor traffic changes.
Beginning Monday, September 23, the maximum safe speed for travel in Thimble Shoal Channel Tunnel …
CNC-LUS Relocation Project
There are currently 9 CNC-LUS platforms across the facility. These platforms require periodic inspections and maintenance, and in the current locations, a single lane closure is required at any time that work is performed on these.
CNC, or Communication Node Cabinets, house the electronics that operate the signals, signs and emergency phones across the …
At its November 13, 2018 meeting, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission voted to approve a toll rate increase, effective January 1, 2019. This toll rate increase is compliant with the resolution that was adopted by the Commission in August 2013, by which the Commission approved a toll rate increase effective January 2014 and …
CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (“CBBT”) and its partners on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project are excited to announce the winning name for the tunnel boring machine: CHESSIE!
The winning entry was submitted by Grace Bentley of Nandua Middle School, located in Onley, VA.
According to the video entry, “Chessie” was a natural …
CBBT Announces Top 10 Names for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project’s Tunnel Boring Machine
CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) and its partners on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project are excited to announce that the Top 10 Names for the tunnel boring machine have been selected and now it’s time to …
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) and its partners on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project are sponsoring a naming contest for the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will begin working on the Project next year. The massive TBM, at 42 feet in diameter and over 300 feet long, will excavate a one mile long, $756 …