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The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library University of South Alabama 5901 USA Drive North, Suite 300 Mobile AL 36688 Ph: (251) 341-3900 [email protected] Bankhead Tunnel Construction of the Bankhead Tunnel began in 1938.

Bankhead Tunnel Mobile, AL

The Bankhead Tunnel is a road tunnel in Mobile, Alabama that carries Government Street under the Mobile River from Blakeley Island to the downtown Mobile business district. TBT has a 12ft clearance, and connects the city of Mobile to Baldwin County.

Bankhead Tunnel to close nightly for utility work starting

Feb 24, 2021 MOBILE, Ala.- The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will be closing the Bankhead Tunnel Sundays through Thursdays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Monday, March 1 through Thursday, March

Construction of the Bankhead Tunnel Encyclopedia of Alabama

In 1941, the Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company constructed the Bankhead Tunnel beneath the Mobile River, connecting the city of Mobile to Baldwin County.The project was funded by the New Deal-era-era Works Projects Administration and named in honor of U.S. Senator U.S. Senator John Hollis Bankhead II.

Bankhead Tunnel nightly closures begin March 7 Mobile

Mar 01, 2021 MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- The Bankhead Tunnel will not be closed starting tonight as previously announced. The closures have been moved and will now start on

The Old Mobilian: Bankhead Tunnel

Oct 10, 2010 I remember as a child, once I heard the tunnel went underwater, always looking for cracks in it or water running down the walls. LOL 19 hours ago · Like · 2 people Fran Stromei Steele A friend in my water aerobics class was talking to me the other day about living in Mobile while her father was in charge of the building of the Bankhead Tunnel.

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MOBILE, Alabama -- The Bankhead Tunnel has seen its fair share of semi- trucks trying to squeeze their way under the 12-foot clearance.The tunnel's latest victim was a Family Dollar truck that got

Mobile's I-10 tunnel jam: Is there any way to avoid Al

May 22, 2017 The Bankhead Tunnel: The original U.S. 90 tunnel still connects downtown Mobile to the Causeway, at least when it hasn't been corked up by a

Bankhead Tunnel to close nightly for utility work starting

Feb 24, 2021 MOBILE, Ala.- The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will be closing the Bankhead Tunnel Sundays through Thursdays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Monday, March 1 through Thursday, March

Bankhead Tunnel, Mobile, United States Tourist Information

The Bankhead Tunnel is a tunnel in Mobile, Alabama that begins on Government Street in downtown Mobile, travels eastbound under the Mobile River, and emerges on Blakeley Island to join the Battleship Parkway. It is named for John Hollis Bankhead, an Alabama politician and U.S. Senator (served 1907-1920) who was also the grandfather of actress Tallulah Bankhead.

Construction of the Bankhead Tunnel Encyclopedia of Alabama

In 1941, the Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company constructed the Bankhead Tunnel beneath the Mobile River, connecting the city of Mobile to Baldwin County.The project was funded by the New Deal-era-era Works Projects Administration and named in honor of U.S. Senator U.S. Senator John Hollis Bankhead II.

Bankhead Tunnel Mobile, Alabama

The Bankhead Tunnel is an interesting structure located in Mobile, Alabama. It is basically a submerged tunnel that crosses the Mobile River, built as an alternative to a bridge. The Bankhead Tunnel is noted for its engineering. Its construction process is also very noteworthy as well.

Bankhead Tunnel nightly closures begin March 7 Mobile

Mar 01, 2021 MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- The Bankhead Tunnel will not be closed starting tonight as previously announced. The closures have been moved and will now start on

Bridgehunter John H. Bankhead Tunnel

Apr 19, 2008 The Bankhead Tunnel was originally a toll tunnel, with toll booths on the eastern side of the tunnel at the Mobile Bay Causeway. In one of the few instances I'm aware of, Alabama DOT eliminated the tolls once the bonds were paid and in the late 1960s, the tolls ceased. Shortly thereafter, the toll plaza itself was torn down and removed.

Ask McGehee: Bankhead Tunnel Mobile Bay Magazine

Oct 31, 2011 Ironically, the tunnel was named for a family that never lived in Mobile. And Tallulah had nothing to do with its construction. Mobile was honoring the actress’s distinguished grandfather, John Hollis Bankhead Sr. (1842 1920), an Alabama congressman and senator from Sulligent, Ala. In 1916, Bankhead created the nation’s first federal highway legislation, and

WKRG Dates change for the closing of the Bankhead Tunnel

Mar 01, 2021 Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) — The Alabama Department of Transportation has changed the dates for the closing of the Bankhead Tunnel for maintenance. The agency says now the tunnel

WKRG The Bankhead Tunnel has reopened in Mobile

Sep 16, 2020 MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Bankhead Tunnel in downtown Mobile has reopened. LATEST STORIES Stimulus checks: Millions sign online

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ALGO Traffic provides live traffic camera feeds, updates on Alabama roads, and access to exclusive ALDOT information.

Bankhead Tunnel WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia

The Bankhead Tunnel, formally the John H. Bankhead Tunnel, is a road tunnel in Mobile, Alabama that carries Government Street under the Mobile River from Blakeley Island to the downtown Mobile business district. [1] [2] It is named for John Hollis Bankhead, an Alabama politician and U.S. Senator (served 1907-1920) who was also the grandfather of actress Tallulah Bankhead.

Bankhead Tunnel (in Mobile County, AL)

Bankhead Tunnel, Mobile County, Alabama. Bankhead Tunnel is a cultural feature (tunnel) in Mobile County. The primary coordinates for Bankhead Tunnel places it within the AL 36602 ZIP Code delivery area.. Maps, Driving Directions & Local Area Information

The Old Mobilian: Bankhead Tunnel Mobile alabama, Photo

Sep 2, 2014 The Old Mobilian: Building the Bankhead Tunnel which opened in 1941. The tunnel links Government Street in downtown Mobile and the Battleship Parkway, US Highway 90.

Closing the Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile, Ala. YouTube

State highway officials on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, closed the Bankhead Tunnel under the Mobile River in advance of Hurricane Gustav. The tunnel-closing proced...

Bankhead Tunnel Mobile AL Living New Deal

Jan 28, 2015 Mobile, Alabama’s Bankhead Tunnel carries Government Street [U.S. 90] under the Mobile River. “Named for John Hollis Bankhead, construction of the Bankhead Tunnel began in 1938. Financed by the Public Works Administration, the tubes for the tunnel were made by workers at the Alabama

Bankhead Tunnel nightly closures begin March 7 Mobile

Mar 01, 2021 MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- The Bankhead Tunnel will not be closed starting tonight as previously announced. The closures have been moved and will now start on Sunday night, March 7, and run through

Bankhead Tunnel to close nightly for utility work starting

Feb 24, 2021 MOBILE, Ala.- The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will be closing the Bankhead Tunnel Sundays through Thursdays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Monday, March 1 through Thursday

Ask McGehee: Bankhead Tunnel Mobile Bay Magazine

Oct 31, 2011 Ironically, the tunnel was named for a family that never lived in Mobile. And Tallulah had nothing to do with its construction. Mobile was honoring the actress’s distinguished grandfather, John Hollis Bankhead Sr. (1842 1920), an Alabama congressman and senator from Sulligent, Ala. In 1916, Bankhead created the nation’s first federal highway legislation, and

Bankhead Tunnel (in Mobile County, AL)

Bankhead Tunnel, Mobile County, Alabama. Bankhead Tunnel is a cultural feature (tunnel) in Mobile County. The primary coordinates for Bankhead Tunnel places it within the AL 36602 ZIP Code delivery area.. Maps, Driving Directions & Local Area Information

Bridgehunter John H. Bankhead Tunnel

Apr 19, 2008 The Bankhead Tunnel was originally a toll tunnel, with toll booths on the eastern side of the tunnel at the Mobile Bay Causeway. In one of the few instances I'm aware of, Alabama DOT eliminated the tolls once the bonds were paid and in the late 1960s, the tolls ceased. Shortly thereafter, the toll plaza itself was torn down and removed.

WKRG Dates change for the closing of the Bankhead Tunnel

Mar 01, 2021 Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) — The Alabama Department of Transportation has changed the dates for the closing of the Bankhead Tunnel for maintenance. The agency says now the tunnel

Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile, AL (Google Maps)

Bankhead Tunnel (Google Maps). The Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile, Alabama is 1033 meters long and crosses the Mobile River.

WKRG The Bankhead Tunnel has reopened in Mobile

Sep 16, 2020 MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Bankhead Tunnel in downtown Mobile has reopened. LATEST STORIES Stimulus checks: Millions sign online

Major crash near Broad street causes Bankhead tunnel

Major crash near Broad street causes Bankhead tunnel closure, may have stemmed from police pursuit WKRG 11-28 UPDATE (5:18 PM) — Video was sent in showing what looks to be a police chase in Downtown Mobile that may have resulted in the crash on Broad St., according to onlookers.

Stories of the Statue of the Admiral

Jun 25, 2000 MOBILE, ALABAMA Statue of Admiral Semmes Formerly Overlooking the Bankhead Tunnel in DOwntown Mobile. Dedicated on June 27, 1900 and rededicated on June 25, 2000. See the rededication ceremony here. REMOVED AND STORED AT MOBILE

Crossing Mobile Bay Alabama’s Home for News

The Bankhead Tunnel came in the 1940s, providing a more direct approach than the Cochrane Bridge to the Causeway from downtown Mobile. From the 1942 Alabama Highway Department road map

Alabama’s Bankhead family The Blount Countian

Jun 07, 2017 Miss Marie Owen Bankhead served as director of the State Archives for 35 years (1920-1955). Besides the national Bankhead Highway, in Alabama we have the Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile, the William B. Bankhead National Forest, the Bankhead Home and Heritage Center in Jasper, and the historic Bankhead Avenue in Montgomery.

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Dec 08, 2011 The Bankhead Tunnel is a tunnel in Mobile, Alabama that begins on Government Street in downtown Mobile, travels eastbound under the Mobile River, and emerges to join the Battleship Parkway.[1] [2] It is named for John Hollis Bankhead, an Alabama politician and U.S. Senator (served 1907-1920) who was also the grandfather of actress Tallulah Bankhead