Category Archives: Holland Tunnel

Fine Art, Holland Tunnel Intersect at Lower Manhattan Plaza

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff Like the Holland Tunnel, the sculpture called Octetra unites geometric precision with an overarching vision and purpose. And, like the Holland Tunnel, Octetra has become part of Lower Manhattan’s Hudson Square community, thanks to … Continue reading

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Inside the Materials Engineering Unit: Putting Concrete to the Test

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff The lab near the Holland Tunnel opening in Jersey City resembles a kind of torture chamber, reminiscent of something a Bond villain might consider as a hideout. Inside, devices that could have come from … Continue reading

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The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel.   Singstad’s major contribution to the tunnel was its ventilation system, … Continue reading

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