Category Archives: Hudson tunnels

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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Port Authority: How to Speak Like a Native

By Port Authority Media Relations Staff Take the George or the Martha past the Necklace, that’ll get you across the GWB. Heading through the Lincoln Tunnel to the Sputnik, keep an eye out for the Toothbrush. Simple, right? Only if … Continue reading

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