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…

Articles about the 50th anniversary:
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
PICTURES: 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