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Eastern Shore Welcome Center Nears Completion

CAPE CHARLES, VA – It all began as an idea for an outdoor kiosk to house brochures for local businesses and attractions in the parking lot of the North Toll Plaza Rest Area at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Northampton County obtained TEA-21 grant funding to construct such a kiosk; but after much discussion, it was …
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Virginia Originals & Chesapeake Grill Open on One Island on the Bay

Current summertime hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily!
Just in time for the Independence holiday, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel opened the doors on July 1 to Virginia Originals & Chesapeake Grill. The new food & beverage and retail concessions are located on its southernmost island, One Island on the Bay, and have undergone several …
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CBBT Assists Foodbank with Superbowl Blitz

CAPE CHARLES, VA – In an effort to help sack hunger on the Eastern Shore and in Southeastern Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel will be partnering with the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia, and its branch, the Foodbank on the Eastern Shore, as it conducts a Superbowl Food Blitz, beginning Friday, February 4 through Sunday, February …
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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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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission Approves Toll Rate Adjustment to Fund Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project Acceleration

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission voted to approve a resolution to increase the toll schedule by approximately 10% at its August 13, 2013 meeting. The new toll schedule will become effective on January 1, 2014. The Commission determined that the toll rate adjustment is necessary to fund the acceleration …
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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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