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#107572 09/03/04 11:01 PM
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These conduit runs are on the Cheasapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

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#107573 09/06/04 09:49 AM
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Is that PVC?


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#107574 09/06/04 11:30 AM
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[animaniacs] BOINGY...BOINGY...BOINGY!!! [/animaniacs]

#107575 09/08/04 01:03 PM
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Yes, these are PVC.

#107576 09/08/04 04:25 PM
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That look's to be next to water . Would it be safe to say that it bent the pvc like that ?

#107577 09/08/04 08:57 PM
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This is a little off-topic, but what kind of a twistoid named it a bridge-tunnel?

Dave

#107578 09/08/04 09:28 PM
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what kind of a twistoid named it a bridge-tunnel?
Probably the same one who put up the PVC. [Linked Image]


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#107579 09/08/04 09:31 PM
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Dave,

That's exactly what it is! Part of it is a bridge, and part of it is a tunnel. The tunnel part being there so ships can pass into the bay.

I have been over it myself, and there's a $10 toll to go over and through it. (it may be even more now.) I took when I travelled to Hampton, Virginia a few years ago via the Delmarva peninsula. Very scenic ride, and quite a bit of poultry along the way too.

Peter


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#107580 09/08/04 10:27 PM
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I just went across/through this in July. I think it's 17 miles long all together.

Bill


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#107581 09/08/04 10:30 PM
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As Peter said this is a bridge with 2 tunnels to allow ships to pass thru the Chesapeake Bay. The bridge part is fairly low to the water.

This is on the island at the end of one of the tunnels. It has a fishing pier, restaurant and gift shop on the island.

PS the toll is $12 now for the 17 mile trip.

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