Tunnels in Virginia

the first highway tunnel to Norfolk linked it to Portsmouth, and passed underneath the Elizabeth River
the first highway tunnel to Norfolk linked it to Portsmouth, and passed underneath the Elizabeth River
Source: Boston Public Library, Tichnor Brothers Postcard Collection, Portsmouth entrance to Norfolk - Portsmouth, Virginia Tunnel

Virginia has one natural tunnel, two natural bridges too short to be called a tunnel, multiple human-constructed tunnels for railroads in the mountains, and four highway tunnels in Hampton Roads.

headed south on I-77 into Big Walker Mountain Tunnel (Bland County)
headed south on I-77 into Big Walker Mountain Tunnel (Bland County)

inside Big Walker Mountain Tunnel (Bland County)
inside Big Walker Mountain Tunnel (Bland County)

exiting Big Walker Mountain Tunnel on the way to Wytheville
exiting Big Walker Mountain Tunnel on the way to Wytheville

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Railroads of Virginia

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Transportation Patterns in Virginia
Virginia Places