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Author Gillespie, Angus Kress

Title Crossing Under the Hudson : the Story of the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels
Published Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (231 pages)
Contents It can't be done : planning for the Holland Tunnel -- A breath of fresh air : building the Holland Tunnel -- Winning acceptance : grand opening of the Holland Tunnel -- Let's build nother one : construction of the Lincoln Tunnel -- Law and order : the role of the Port Authority police -- Road hazards : threats to life and property -- Rush hour frustration : dealing with traffic congestion -- If you see something, say something : dealing with the threat of terrorism -- Tunneling through the arts : a survey of creative endeavors -- The light at the end of the tunnel : the future of the tunnels
Summary Crossing Under the Hudson takes a fresh look at the planning and construction of two key links in the transportation infrastructure of New York and New Jersey-the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels. Writing in an accessible style that incorporates historical accounts with a lively and entertaining approach, Angus Kress Gillespie explores these two monumental works of civil engineering and the public who embraced them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Holland Tunnel (Jersey City, N.J., and New York, N.Y.)
Lincoln Tunnel (New York, N.Y., and Weehawken, N.J.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813550831 (electronic bk.)
9780813550831 (electronic bk.)