Road Tunnels in United States > 1000 m
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
9th revision - August 2012
State Tunnel Length (m) Date of
opening
State Comment Road
USA Ted Williams / I90 Extension 4 200 15.12.1995
17.01.2003
MA Ted Williams (2575 m, also named 3rd Harbour)+I90 extension (1600 m, opened in 2003). Immersed tunnels, City Boston I-90
USA Anton Anderson Memorial 4 184 07.06.00 AK Road and railway tunnel. Whittier city  
USA LBJ 3 000 2016 TX Second tube: 2400 m I-635
USA Brooklyn Battery 2 779 15.05.1950 NY Second tube: 2779 m. East River. NYC I-478
USA Eisenhower Memorial 2 731 21.12.1979 CO Second tube: 2725 m (08.03.1973). East portal 3401 m above sea level. World's highest road tunnel. I-70
USA Holland 2 608 13.11.1927 NY-NJ Second tube: 2551 m. Hudson river. NYC I-78
USA Lincoln Center 2 504 22.12.1937 NY Hudson River. NYC 495
USA Lincoln South 2 440 25.05.1957 NY Hudson River. NYC 495
USA Thomas O'Neill Jr. 2 400 29.03.2003 MA Part of Boston Big Dig. Second tube: 2400 m (20.12.2003). Immersed tunnels I-93
USA Baltimore Harbour 2 332 29.11.1957 MD Second tube: 2332 m. Immersed tunnels I-895
USA Hampton roads 2 280 1976 VA Immersed tunnel (-33 m). Second tube: 2280 m I-64
USA Lincoln North 2 281 01.02.1945 NY Hudson River. NYC 495
USA Fort Mc Henry 2 184 23.11.1995 MD Second, third, fourth tube: 2184 m each. Immersed tunnel, 2 lanes each. Baltimore I-95
USA Sideling Hill 2 067 01.10.1940 PA Abandoned on 26.11.68 I-76
USA Wacker Dr. 2 025   IL City Chicago  
USA Queens Midtown 1 955 15.11.1940 NY Second tube: 1912 m. East River. NYC 495
USA Allegheny 1 850 01.10.1940
25.08.1966
PA Second tube: 1850 m (15.03.65). Penns. Turnpike I-76
USA Thimble Shoal 1 749 15.04.1964 VA Immersed tunnel. Chesapeake Bay US13
USA Liberty 1 734 01.1924 PA Second tube: 1734 m. Pittsburgh I-579
USA Sumner 1 725 1934 MA Immersed tunnel. Boston. Opposite to Callahan tunnel 1A
USA Zion 1 711 1930 UT   9
USA Chesapeake Channel 1 653 19.04.1999 VA Second tube: 1 651 m (15.04.1964). Immersed tunnel, Chesapeake bay US13
USA East River Mountain 1 646 20.12.1974 VA - WV Second tube: 1646 m I-77
USA Tuscarora Mountain 1 623 01.10.1940 PA Second tube: 1623 m (20.11.68). Penns. Turnpike I-76
USA Trans Koolau (Tetsuo Harano) 1 574   HI Second tube: 1520 m H3
USA- CDN Detroit - Windsor 1 564 03.11.1930 MI Immersed tunnel (-22,8 m). In USA: 502 m 401
USA Callahan 1 545 1961 MA Immersed tunnel. Boston. Opposite to Sumner tunnel 1A
USA Monitor Merrimac Memorial 1 463 04.1992 VA   I-664
USA Kittatinny Mountain 1 441 01.10.1940 PA Second tube: 1441 m (20.11.68) Penns. Turnpike I-76
USA Laurel Hill 1 384 01.10.1940 PA Abandoned on 30.10.64 I-76
USA Lehigh 1 360 01.10.1940 PA Second tube: 1335 m (22.11.91). Penns.Turnpike I-76
USA Alameda 1 341 PRJ CA Bid year: 2001  
USA Blue Mountain 1 323 01.10.1940 PA Second tube: 1323 m (20.11.68) / Penns. Turnpike I-76
USA Cumberland Gap 1 298 1996 TN - KY   US25E
USA Wavona 1 290   CA Yosemite RT41
USA Big Walker Mountain 1 289 23.06.1972 VA Second tube: 1289 m I-77
USA Squirrel Hill 1 288 05.06.1953 PA Second tube: 1288 m. Pittsburgh I-376
USA Midtown ( 2nd Norfolk Portsmouth) 1 278 06.09.1962 VA Immersed tunnel (-27 m) US58
USA Devil’s Slide 1 219 2012 MT Second tube: 1219 m US1
USA A9 / 1* 1 219 PRJ NC Bid Year: 2007  
USA Hanging Lake 1 219 1992 CO Second tube: 1219 m I-70
USA Downtown (1st Norfolk Portsmouth) 1 162 04.03.1987 VA Second tube: 1021 m (23.05.52). Immersed tunnel (-25 m) I-264
USA Washburn 1 147 1950 TX Immersed tube with two lanes under Houston Ship Channel  
USA Lake Shore 1 125   IL City Chicago  
USA Wabash 1 115 27.12.1904 PA Under Mt. Washington, Pittsburgh. Rail tunnel till 1946  
USA Caldecott 1 & 2 1 102 07.04.1982 CA Second tube: 1100 m CA24
USA Fort Pitt 1 097 01.10.1960 PA Second tube: 1097 m. Pittsburgh I-279
USA Posey 1 081 27.10.1928 CA Opposite to Webster tunnel US24
USA Ray’s Hill 1 077 01.10.1940 PA Abandoned on 26.11.68 I-76
USA I 95 - Mall 1 036 1973 DC Second tube: 1036 m  
USA Bankhead 1 033 20.02.1941 AL Town Mobile, under Mobile River US98
USA Caldecott 3 1 027 07.04.1982 CA   CA24
USA Webster 1 021 27.10.1928 CA Opposite to Posey tunnel US24
USA Port of Miami 1 021 05.2014 FL Second tube: 1021 m. Miami harbour  
USA Mt. Baker 1 006 1940 WA Second tube: 1006 m (1940); third and fourth tubes: 1006 m (1991) I-90
USA Michigan Av. 1 005   IL City Chicago  

Warm thanks to: Rolf Steffen - Daniel Leonard - J. Paglia - Doug - Dale Arnett

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
Green: abandoned
* : nickname

N.B.:
1 foot = 1/3 yard = 0,3048 m
1 yard = 0.9144 m
1 mile = 1760 yards = 1609.344 m

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