The Longest Tunnel In Arizona Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory

Arizona is home to many a tunnel, both natural and manmade. Papago Freeway Tunnel, located on Interstate 10 in Phoenix, has quite an interesting backstory. Despite being the longest tunnel in Arizona, it isn’t technically a tunnel at all—and not only that, but Phoenix residents were opposed to its construction anyway! Here’s everything you need to know about it:

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Have you ever driven through the Papago Freeway Tunnel? If so, were you aware of its interesting past? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, and check out our previous article for another man-made Arizona tunnel harboring an incredible secret.

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