Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel - August 1997 Photos

Here are 3 photos of the parallel trestle project under construction, taken in August 1997.

Above, parallel trestle under construction, with temporary bridge to south island. Picture taken from fishing pier at southern island, which is about 4 miles from the Virginia Beach shoreline (visible in distance). Large pile-driving derrick is visible in distance also.

Northbound, North Channel Bridges in distance. Parallel bridge from Fisherman Island to the northernmost man-made island is about 6 months from completion. Landfall is Fisherman Island.

New North Channel Bridge under construction.

All photos by Scott Kozel.

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By Scott M. Kozel, Roads to the Future

(Created 9-7-1997, last updated 10-14-2002)