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Some Holland Tunnel History Observer

2014-5-7  The Holland Tunnel, originally referred to as the “Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel” or the “Canal Street Tunnel,” opened in 1927. It was funded by

History and Facts about the Holland Tunnel Plaza College

2011-12-2  The Holland Tunnel was designated a National Historic Civil and Mechanical Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil and Mechanical Engineers in

History PANYNJ

2021-5-22  History of the Holland Tunnel. In 1920 the New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission and the New York State Bridge and Tunnel Commission appropriated funds and began construction on what was then referred to as the Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel. Opening in 1927 the tunnel operated under the guise of the two state commissions until the Port

THE HISTORY OF A UNIQUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT

2019-2-27  Holland Tunnel was the first fic and street systems, to de- Different construction tunnel under the Hudson termine the tunnel dimen- possibilities—trench, caisson, River for motor vehicles and,sions, andtoplanitsplazas.A shield—wereanalyzedin at the time of its opening, thenovel idea then was to sepa-depth.Thegreatvolumeof longest underwater, mechani- rate the entrance and exit river traffic on the

History: Holland Tunnel by Malia Hixson Prezi

2014-11-13  Back then, the tunnel was very much needed. There was only one way from New York to New Jersey. It was a ferryboat system that was getting very crowded. It was decided against building a bridge, because it would be just as crowded. So the government of New York called Clifford

Holland Tunnel tunnel, New Jersey-New York, United

2020-8-18  See Article History. Holland Tunnel, twin-tube tunnel under the Hudson River connecting Canal Street in Manhattan, New York City, with 12th and 14th streets in Jersey City, N.J. The tunnel was completed in 1927 and opened for traffic on November 13 of that year. It was named for Clifford M. Holland, the engineer who designed it.

The Holland Tunnel: Did You Know?

2016-6-8  Did you know that the Holland Tunnel was named after Clifford Milburn Holland, the chief engineer in charge of its design and construction?Holland was a brilliant young engineer who gave his life for the tunnel. As construction on the New York and the New Jersey tube neared the joining point beneath the Hudson River, Holland collapsed from exhaustion and died soon after at the age of 41.

Highway under the Hudson: A history of the Holland Tunnel

The Holland Tunnel, linking New York City and New Jersey, opened in 1927 and thanks to an innovative ventilation system was the world’s first successful underwater tunnel for vehicles.

The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather Port Authority of

2016-8-23  In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel. Singstad’s

This week in history: Holland Tunnel opens to traffic

2017-11-16  The Holland Tunnel, running under the Hudson River between New York, N.Y., and Jersey City, N.J., opened to traffic 90 years ago on November 13, 1927. The tunnel was built and operated by the

Some Holland Tunnel History Observer

2014-5-7  Some Holland Tunnel History By Donald Scarinci • 05/07/14 9:23am The Holland Tunnel was not always operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Highway under the Hudson: A history of the Holland Tunnel

THE HOLLAND TUNNEL is one of two highway tunnels under the Hudson River between northern New Jersey and Manhatt an Island in New York City (the Lincoln Tunnel is the other), and it was the first

This week in history: Holland Tunnel opens to traffic

2017-11-16  The Holland Tunnel, running under the Hudson River between New York, N.Y., and Jersey City, N.J., opened to traffic 90 years ago on November 13, 1927. The tunnel

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Holland Tunnel

2021-5-22  Beginning on April 20, 2020, necessary repairs and permanent resiliency improvements will be implemented at the Holland Tunnel as part of the Holland Tunnel Sandy Repairs and Resiliency Improvements project. Over the next four years, overnight closures will be required, Sunday through Friday, to accommodate this work.

THE HISTORY OF A UNIQUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT

2019-2-27  THE HISTORY OF A UNIQUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT THE HOLLAND TUNNEL The 1.6 mile-long (2.6 km) tunnel’s best location for traf- gases, had to be solved. Holland Tunnel was the first fic and street systems, to de- Different construction tunnel under the Hudson termine the tunnel dimen- possibilities—trench, caisson,

Holland Tunnel Marvel Database Fandom

2021-3-26  History. Steve Rogers left New York City exiting through the Holland Tunnel.. Hundred of cars stream through the Holland Tunnel each day, and each there is some type of traffic disturbance. Announced by a video image of Silvermane, a major section of the Holland Tunnel was devastated by massive explosions.. Some time later, Pepper Potts met with her doctor who placed a magnet in her

Holland Tunnel Ventilation System ASME

The first long underwater tunnel in the world designed for motor vehicle use was built from 1920 to 1927. The 29.5-foot-diameter, 8,500-foot-long twin tubes of this tunnel were shield-driven by the pneumatic method through extremely difficult river-bottom conditions that were overcome by the ingenuity and determination of its engineers, Clifford M. Holland, Milton H. Freeman, and Ole Singstad.

Happy birthday, Holland Tunnel! History made 90 years ago

2017-11-14  Happy birthday, Holland Tunnel! History made 90 years ago. Updated Jan 16, 2019; Posted Nov 14, 2017 Holland Tunnel through the years

History: Holland Tunnel by Malia Hixson Prezi

2014-11-13  Back then, the tunnel was very much needed. There was only one way from New York to New Jersey. It was a ferryboat system that was getting very crowded. It was decided against building a bridge, because it would be just as crowded. So the government of New York called Clifford

The Holland Tunnel Historical Marker

2009-9-29  40° 43.475′ N, 74° 0.426′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Holland Tunnel Entrance and Broome Street, on the left when traveling north on Holland Tunnel Entrance. The marker is just inside the tunnel entrance on the left.

Highway under the Hudson: A history of the Holland Tunnel

THE HOLLAND TUNNEL is one of two highway tunnels under the Hudson River between northern New Jersey and Manhatt an Island in New York City (the Lincoln Tunnel is the other), and it was the first

Holland Tunnel Historical Marker hmdb

2009-9-26  The first long mechanically ventilated underwater tunnel in the world designed for motor vehicle use The 29.5 ft. diameter 3,500 ft. long twin tubes of this tunnel were shield driven by the pneumatic method through extremely difficult river bottom conditions that were overcome by the ingenuity and determination of the engineers, Clifford M Holland, Milton H. Freeman and Ole Singstad.

THE HISTORY OF A UNIQUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT

2019-2-27  THE HISTORY OF A UNIQUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT THE HOLLAND TUNNEL The 1.6 mile-long (2.6 km) tunnel’s best location for traf- gases, had to be solved. Holland Tunnel was the first fic and street systems, to de- Different construction tunnel under the Hudson termine the tunnel dimen- possibilities—trench, caisson,

The Holland Tunnel Historical Marker

2009-9-29  40° 43.475′ N, 74° 0.426′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Holland Tunnel Entrance and Broome Street, on the left when traveling north on Holland Tunnel Entrance. The marker is just inside the tunnel entrance on the left.

Happy birthday, Holland Tunnel! History made 90 years ago

2017-11-14  Happy birthday, Holland Tunnel! History made 90 years ago. Updated Jan 16, 2019; Posted Nov 14, 2017 Holland Tunnel through the years

Clifford Holland & His Tunnel farandwise

Betting on the Tunnel. The tunnel was built using the shield method of tunnel construction. It “uses a steel-plate cylinder, or shield, which is driven into the earth by powerful jacks at its back edge while men remove the rock and the dirt in the middle. As the shield advances, a tunnel wall of

The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather Port Authority of

2016-8-23  By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel. Singstad’s major contribution to the tunnel was its ventilation system, which has since become the worldwide standard for all vehicular tunnels. Singstad later told

Highway Under the Hudson: A History of The Holland Tunnel

Highway Under the Hudson: A History of The Holland Tunnel. Object Name: Book Catalog Number: 2011.001.0034 Collection: Holland Tunnel Collection Credit: Museum Collections. Author: Jackson, Robert W. Summary: Highway Under the Hudson: A History of The Holland Tunnel

Photographs of the construction of the Holland Tunnel

Running under the Hudson River, the twin-tube roadway of the Holland Tunnel (originally the Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel) connects Canal Street in Lower Manhattan with 12th and 14th Streets in Jersey City, New Jersey. The tunnel, built between 1919-1927, takes its name from its designer, civil engineer Clifford M. Holland (1883-1924), who died

Holland Tunnel, still drying out, turns 85 years old today

2012-11-13  The Holland Tunnel, New York’s first automobile tunnel, linking downtown Manhattan with Jersey City, New Jersey, turns 85 years old today after a hard month for the city’s underground passages. The tunnel was closed for several days after Hurricane Sandy, reopening on November 7.