50On 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.

50-Year-Old CBBT was an “Engineering Wonder”

Editorial: 50th Anniversary for a Local Treasure

Bridge-Tunnel Hosts Its Own 50th Birthday Party

Bridge-Tunnel Celebrated on its 50th Anniversary

Golden Anniversary for Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Bay Bridge-Tunnel Didn’t Transform Eastern Shore

Lifeline of the Shore Hailed at Anniversary

When Men Split the Sea

Today in History

A Span of 50 Years

Photo Gallery: Construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Newspaper: 50 Year Old Edition Spans Time

Bridge-Tunnel Sets 50th for Tuesday

Employee Reunion Marks 50 Years Without a Ferry