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Last Tunnel Element Set in Place for Midtown Tunnel

A construction employee removes an identifying tag from a chart that shows what people remain inside of the new Midtown Tunnel construction site on Tuesday morning in Portsmouth. 174 more words

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Final new Midtown Tunnel element lowered into place

Portsmouth, Va. – The 11th and final element of the new Midtown Tunnel was lowered into place on Tuesday.

The final element was placed and lowered at the Norfolk approach, connecting the shorelines of Portsmouth and Norfolk. 325 more words


Governor McAuliffe: No tolls on MLK Extension project

Portsmouth, Va. – On Friday morning, Governor Terry McAuliffe delivered some good news to the citizens of Hampton Roads.

He announced an agreement that ensures there will be no tolls on the Martin Luther King Freeway Project. 278 more words


Midtown Tunnel reopens after crash discharges fuel onto roadway

Norfolk, Va. – A vehicle accident closed the Midtown Tunnel in both directions on Wednesday after officials say fuel leaked onto the roadway.

Norfolk Police say the call came in at 2:48 p.m. 89 more words


Single-lane closures planned for Midtown Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Elizabeth River Tunnels has planned single-lane closures for the eastbound tube of the Midtown Tunnel, starting next week.

The closures are part of ERT’s construction of the new Midtown Tunnel, and they need to work during the day for this part of the project, due to safety reasons. 46 more words

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Midtown Tunnel exit ramp to close for construction

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Elizabeth River Tunnels crews will intermittently close one of the ramps exiting the Midtown Tunnel, starting Thursday.

Crews will install pipes underneath the West Brambleton Avenue ramp as part of the construction project for the New Midtown Tunnel. 68 more words

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Starting the second year of toll patrol

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – One year ago today, we started paying to drive through the Downtown and Midtown tunnels.

And as we all know, it hasn’t been a smooth start. 183 more words

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