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CBBT Commission Announces New Commuter Toll Rate To Be Implemented in 2014

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission voted today, at its February 12, 2013 meeting, to begin the process of implementing a commuter toll for Class 1 vehicles. The new $5 one-way rate will be available to users that make 30 one-way trips across the facility within a 30-day period and that use …
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CBBT Commission Announces New Toll Rate For School Buses

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission voted at its March 12, 2013 meeting to revise the toll rate for School Buses. The new rate of $1 each way became effective 12:01 a.m. on March 13, 2013 and will apply to all school buses as defined by the Code of Virginia, to also …
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Follow the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on Twitter

CAPE CHARLES, VA – In an effort to keep its travelers informed of up-to-date traffic and weather conditions on the facility, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel has joined Twitter. Twitter is an online social networking and micro-blogging service that enables users to send and read short text-based messages known as “tweets.”
Though the site will not be …
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CBBT Celebrates 50 Years

On April 15, 1964, the dream of a structure bridging the lower Chesapeake Bay to connect Virginia’s Eastern Shore with the mainland of Virginia became a reality with the opening of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world…
Articles about the 50th anniversary:
50-Year-Old CBBT was an “Engineering Wonder
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to Hold Public Information Meetings

CAPE CHARLES, VA –The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District will host a series of public information meetings for the purpose of informing the public about the Environmental Assessment for the Thimble Shoal Channel Parallel Tunnel. This assessment will consider the impacts of constructing an additional tunnel within the existing Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel corridor.
Meetings will …
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission Awards Contract for Municipal Advisor on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project

Cape Charles, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission has selected Public Financial Management, Inc. (PFM) to act as the Municipal Advisor for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project (the Project) that is currently under development.
PFM was chosen through a competitive bidding process to provide the financial advisory services necessary to assist the Distict with …
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CBBT’s Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project Added to Hampton Roads Long Range Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Program

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) approved an amendment to add the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel’s Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project (the Project) to the Hampton Roads 2034 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Hampton Roads 2012-2015 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) at its Board meeting on June 19, 2014.
The Hampton Roads …
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