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CBBT Selects HNTB for Construction Manager for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission has selected HNTB to serve as Construction Manager for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project (“Project”).  HNTB is a nationwide firm recognized as infrastructure experts, showcasing design and technical excellence on some of the top infrastructure projects around the world.  Additionally, Engineering News Record …
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NEPA/Environmental Assessment

On March 11, 2014, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission awarded a supplemental agreement to Jacobs to advance the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) document through the approval process. The Commission determined that obtaining the necessary NEPA approvals for the Thimble Shoal Parallel Tunnel Project was an element that required a long lead time …
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Geotechnical Investigation, Parallel Tunnel at the Thimble Shoal Channel

On October 8, 2013, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission awarded Jacobs the supplemental agreement to perform the geotechnical investigation in the amount of $4,785,200.
The work included conducting a thorough geophysical and geotechnical investigation for expanded Islands 1 and 2, approach trestle foundations, and the proposed immersed tube tunnel alignment. Work done under this agreement included …
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