New York’s Deep Tunnel – The Lincoln Tunnel’s Forgotten Past – IT’S HISTORY

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As one of the busiest vehicular tunnels in the world and a cousin tunnel to the highly successful Holland Tunnel, the Lincoln Tunnel sees over 100,000 cars every single day and around 21 million a year. It connects New York to New Jersey and serves as an incredibly strong connection between the two states— today on It’s History, we will discover the story of the Lincoln Tunnel.

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IT’S HISTORY – Weekly tales of American Urban Decay as presented by your host Ryan Socash.

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Chapters
A word from Blinkist – 00:55
What led up to the Lincoln Tunnel? – 01:05
How did the Holland Tunnel inspire the Lincoln Tunnel? – 3:10
Were there any other underwater tunnels proposed?– 3:41
Port Authority versus The Joint Tunnel Commission of New York – 3:58
Why was the Lincoln Tunnel built? – 3:59
New York’s growing traffic problem – 5:46
How did the Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnels impact each other? – 6:54
Picking a location for the Lincoln Tunnel – 7:45
Lincoln Tunnel’s financial struggles – 9:06
How was the Lincoln Tunnel funded? – 9:53
The engineer behind the Lincoln Tunnel – 10:43
Building the Lincoln Tunnel – 13:36
Why was the Lincoln Tunnel renamed? – 16:43
How did the Lincoln Tunnel’s ventilation system work? – 17:13
The Lincoln Tunnel’s first tour – 17:27
The Lincoln Tunnel’s Grand Opening – 18:12
Building the second and third tubes – 19:19
Other events at the Lincoln Tunnel – 20:32

» SOURCES
https://www.newsweek.com/lincoln-tunnel-flood-construction-deaths-history-started-1518414

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https://www.britannica.com/topic/Lincoln-Tunnel

https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Lincoln_Tunnel#History

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