The Longest Tunnel In North Dakota Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory
North Dakota’s longest tunnel, and only tunnel for that matter, has quite a fascinating story. There are probably no other tunnels with a similar history, and it happens to be a walkable trail you can visit yourself. You’ll have to head over to the very western edge of the Peace Garden State and there you can see it for yourself. Here is its history:
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In this awesome aerial video taken of the bridge, you can see the tunnel at the end going into the hill and the spectacular view of the river you’ll get from the bridge:
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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