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Efforts To Restore Claudius Crozet Tunnel Will Continue

Efforts To Restore Claudius Crozet Tunnel Will Continue

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The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization will take new bids to restore the Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel. The first round of bids exceeded the $750,000 that’s been earmarked for the project. Phase one is construction of a new trailhead along with parking on the tunnel’s east side.
The tunnel was just half an inch shy of a perfect alignment when it was created on Christmas Day 1856, and was the longest in the U.S.

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