Category Archives: Hudson tunnels

Lincoln Tunnel Flooding: Pouring Cold Water on a Viral Video

By Amanda Kwan, Media Relations Staff Late on a recent Tuesday afternoon, crews at the Lincoln Tunnel were notified of a water main rupture in an area inside the Tunnel’s Center Tube. Water streamed over the catwalk into the tube, … 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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Lincoln Tunnel Throwback: Conquest of the Hudson

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Almost 90 years ago, the Port of New York & New Jersey began planning what was originally called the Midtown Hudson Crossing in the riverbed beneath the Hudson River, a seemingly impenetrable and distant netherworld … Continue reading

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