Lucius J. Kellam, Jr. Bridge-Tunnel
|Other name(s):||Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT)|
|Beginning of works:||7 September 1960|
|Completion:||15 April 1964|
|Function / usage:||
|total length||28.4 km|
|cost of construction||United States dollar 200 000 000|
|7 September 1960||
Beginning of construction.
|15 April 1964||
Bridge-Tunnel is opened for traffic (now used for northbound traffic).
Investigations for a parallel crossing begin.
Construction contract for the parallel crossing is awarded. Only the bridges are added, the tunnel will be widened at a later date.
|16 June 1995||
Construction begins on second crossing (southbound).
Second crossing is completed.
|19 April 1999||
Opening of the second crossing (for southbound traffic).
- American Bridge Company
- Merritt, Chapman, Scott
- Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.
- Raymond International
- Tidewater Construction Corp.
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