Immersed Tube Tunnel, Boston, Massachusetts

by Thomas J. Regan, Jr., Sverdrup Corp, Boston, United States,
Axel J. Pollak, Sverdrup Corp, Boston, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Preparing for Construction in the 21st Century


A four-lane Immersed Tube Tunnel is planned for the crossing of Boston Harbor from the City of Boston to the Logan Airport area in East Boston. The immersed tube consists of 12 sections for a total length of 3,900 feet. This section of highway is the eastern terminus of Interstate 90.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Construction methods | Underwater construction | Traffic management | Urban areas | Airports and airfields | Tubes (structure) | Tunneling | Massachusetts | United States | Boston

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