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Gunnison Tunnel

General Information

Beginning of works: 1905
Completion: 1909
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Canal tunnel

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 38° 29' 2.47" N    107° 44' 37.66" W
Coordinates: 38° 31' 27.09" N    107° 38' 59.59" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

length 9.3 km

Notes

At the time of its completion, it was the longest irrigation tunnel in the world.

The tunnel diverts water from the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison to the arid Uncompahgre Valley around Montrose, Colorado.

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20032541
  • Date created
    25/10/2007
  • Last Update
    24/07/2014