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Tyne Tunnel

General Information

Beginning of works: 1961
Completion: 19 October 1967
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Road tunnel

Location

Location: , , , ,
Underneath of:
  • Tyne River
Coordinates: 54° 58' 43.18" N    1° 28' 56.30" W
Coordinates: 54° 59' 33.29" N    1° 29' 14.72" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

diameter 9.53 m
length 1 645 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 22 000 000

Chronology

19 October 1967

Opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

20 October 1967

Opened for traffic.

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Manders, Frank / Potts, Richard: Crossing the Tyne. Tyne Bridge Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom), pp. 128.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20010487
  • Date created
    17/10/2003
  • Last Update
    13/01/2017