The Longest Tunnel In Virginia Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory
If you’ve never taken the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, you’re in for a spectacular — and slightly jarring — experience.
This 23-mile gateway to the Chesapeake Bay is a true feat of engineering, especially considering that a significant portion of the structure is completely underwater. How else could vehicles so easily access Virginia’s beautiful Eastern Shore? Here’s more on this longest underwater tunnel in Virginia and its fascinating history:
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Curious to see the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in action? Watch the brief video below, which was captured by a drone flying high above the Chesapeake Bay:
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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