List of tunnels in the United States

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The following is a list of tunnels in the United States of America.

See: List of tunnels (disambiguation)

Contents

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

12th Street Tunnel, under the National Mall
Third Street Tunnel, under the National Mall

Florida

Hawaii

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Jersey

New Mexico

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New York

New York City Subway tunnels:

Other tunnels in New York City:

The Holland Tunnel was the first underwater tunnel designed for automobiles.

Other tunnels in New York State:

North Carolina

Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels

Other NC tunnels

Ohio

Oregon

namelocationtypelength (ft)openednotesref
Arch Cape TunnelUS 101, 8 mi (13 km). south of Cannon Beachautomobile1228.11937goes through Arch Cape[29] [30]
Cape Creek TunnelLane County on US 101automobile7141931?refs disagree over year and length 1228.1' vs. 714'[31] [32]
Cornelius Pass TunnelPortlandrailway
abandoned
4100(?)March 21, 1911now owned by State of Oregon, but maintained by PWRR; closed by fire September 1994 – July 1998[33] [34] [35] [36]
Cornell Tunnel No. 1Portlandautomobile497.11940NW Cornell Road[37] [38]
Cornell Tunnel No. 2Portlandautomobile247.11941NW Cornell Road[39] [40]
Dennis L. Edwards TunnelSunset Highway southwest of Vernoniaautomobile7721940formerly called "Sunset Tunnel"[41] [42] [43] [44]
Elk Creek TunnelDouglas County on OR 38automobile1080.11938?refs disagree over year[45] [46]
Elk Rock TunnelClackamas County under OR 43rail13961921single track S-shaped route[47][48]
Knowles Creek TunnelLane County on OR 126automobile1430.21958[49] [50]
Mitchell Point TunnelColumbia River Gorge west of Hood Riverautomobile, 2 lane3851915closed in 1937, demolished in 1966, part of Historic Columbia River Highway[51]
Mosier Twin TunnelsColumbia River Gorge east of Mosier (near The Dalles)automobile, 2 lane350 (combined)1921part of Historic Columbia River Highway[52]
Oneonta TunnelColumbia River Gorge near Multnomah Fallsautomobile, 2 lane1251914part of Historic Columbia River Highway[53]
Peninsular TunnelPortlandrailroadUnion Pacific Railroad
Robertson TunnelPortlandlight commuter rail
twin tunnels
16,3681998MAX Light Rail
Rocky Butte TunnelNE Rocky Butte Rd.
Portland
automobile370.0?1939through Rocky Butte; refs disagree over length[54] [55]
Salt Creek TunnelLane County on OR 58automobile904.91939[56] [57]
Tooth Rock TunnelI-84 near Cascade Locks State Parkautomobile
interstate
827.1?1936where Historic Columbia River Highway goes through Tooth Rock; refs disagree over length[58] [59]
Vista Ridge TunnelsSunset Highway/US 26, Portlandautomobile
twin tunnels
1001.019693 lanes each direction, 6% grade, curved[60]
Walcott TunnelWashington County at 45°42′25″N 123°15′44″W / 45.70694°N 123.26222°W / 45.70694; -123.26222railroad[61]
West Burnside TunnelPortlandautomobile230.01940W Burnside Road[62] [63]
West Side CSO TunnelPortlandsewer180002006Waterfront Park[2]

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

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