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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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Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District Hosts Project Showcase

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District (CBBT) hosted the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project Showcase at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, VA. With more than 225 professionals from around the world in attendance, various fields including construction, engineering, finance, legal and material …
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