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:

What are your thoughts on this incredible structure? Do you drive the CBBT often? Be sure to share your thoughts with us! For related content, you may enjoy reading about How Driving The Tallest Bridge In Virginia Will Give You An Unforgettable Thrill.