Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA
|Coordinates:||40° 41' 53.00" N 74° 0' 20.00" W|
|number of tracks||2|
|number of tubes||2|
|cost of construction||United States dollar 9 867 906.52|
|2 June 1917||
Breakthrough of the north tunnel.
|20 June 1917||
Breakthrough of the south tunnel.
|29 October 2012||
Hurricane Sandy causes severe flooding in the tunnel.
|21 December 2012||
The tunnel is re-opened after emergency repairs though a more complete reconstruction is required to repair de tunnel permanently.
|2 August 2013||
The tunnel is completely closed for a complete reconstruction of the tunnel systems due to the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
|14 September 2014||
The tunnel is put back into service a month earlier than planned after reconstruction is completed successfully.
- Clifford Holland (design engineer)
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