Where Is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Located?


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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is located in the state of Virginia at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. The bridge-tunnel connects Virginia Beach with Cape Charles and spans 23 miles, as of November 2015. It carries U.S Route 13.

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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, officially named the Lucius J. Kellam Jr. Bridge-Tunnel, is one of ten bridge and tunnel systems in the world. The bridge-tunnel was called "One of the Seven Engineering Wonders of the Modern World." It was first opened on April 15, 1964, and since over 116 million vehicles have crossed. It is maintained by the Chesapeake Bay-Bridge and Tunnel Commission.

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