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  Holland Tunnel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Holland Tunnel is a highway tunnel under the Hudson River connecting the island of Manhattan in New York City with Jersey City, New Jersey at Interstate 78 on the mainland.
On exiting the tunnel, the workers were required to undergo controlled depressurization in order to avoid the bends, a condition in which nitrogen bubbles form in the blood.
On July 7, 2006, a plot to detonate explosives in the tunnels of the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (initially said to be a plot to bomb the Holland Tunnel) was uncovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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 Holland Tunnel fire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Holland Tunnel fire occurred on the morning of Friday, May 13, 1949, in a hazardous materials truck passing through the Holland Tunnel under the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.
Tunnel staff entered the New Jersey portal to evacuate the occupants there and started to reverse vehicles out, while a works brigade crew drove the wrong way along the south tunnel and began fighting the fire at the site of the truck where it started.
At the time of the fire, the Holland Tunnel was operated by the Port of New York Authority, who had control of two other road tunnels, a railway line and a number of ports.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holland_Tunnel_fire   (1162 words)

  
 hthistory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Moreover, tunnels are felt to be less directly affected by weather.
The tunnel to be named for Holland was the world's first long underwater mechanically ventilated vehicular tunnel.
Holland tunnel engineers design an automatic ventilation system that produces purer air under the Hudson than was to be found above.
www.panynj.gov /tbt/hthist.HTM   (555 words)

  
 Holland Tunnel (I-78)
Tunnels under the Hudson River were not new: the first trans-Hudson rail tunnel opened in 1910.
Holland and the design team developed a revolutionary two-duct system - a system that utilized one duct to draw in fresh air, and the other to suck out exhaust air - that was adopted eventually by vehicular tunnels worldwide.
Holland Tunnel and I-78 shields by Ralph Herman.
www.nycroads.com /crossings/holland   (2754 words)

  
 - The Holland Tunnel
The 1.6-mile span of the Holland Tunnel was the first tunnel under the Hudson River that allowed for the passing of motor vehicles.
The main portion of the tunnel was underwater and therefore required compressed air to be added to counterbalance the pressure of the water trying to enter the tunnel.
In the Holland Tunnel’s transverse-flow system, fresh air is drawn from the outside through one of four ventilation buildings and blown by fans into a fresh air duct located under each tunnel roadway.
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 Holland Tunnel Definition / Holland Tunnel Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Holland Tunnel, originally known as the Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel or the Canal Street Tunnel, is one of two highway tunnelsA tunnel is an underground passage.
Holland Tunnel is a clean, white- box style gallery inside a tiny freestanding gardening shed.
Holland Tunnel is the Mockers' second release, following up on their highly acclaimed debut, Somewhere Between Mocksville and Harmony.
www.elresearch.com /Holland_Tunnel   (221 words)

  
 No. 197: The Holland Tunnel
After 13 years of discussion, a young civil engineer named Clifford Holland was given the job of drilling a highway tunnel under the Hudson River.
Holland began drilling a pair of 30-foot holes, almost two miles long, under the Hudson River.
Holland provided it with a ventilation system that used four million cubic feet of fresh air each minute to flush out exhaust gases.
www.uh.edu /engines/epi197.htm   (478 words)

  
 Pictures of the Holland Tunnel (I-78)
This is the beginning of the Holland Tunnel, I-78 east, in Jersey City, New Jersey.
This is the beginning of the Holland Tunnel, I-78 west, in Manhattan, New York.
This is the end of the Holland Tunnel, I-78 east, in Manhattan, New York.
www.njfreeways.com /NJI-78HollandTunnelPictures.html   (121 words)

  
 No. 1698: The Holland Tunnel
After thirteen years of discussion, the young civil engineer Clifford Holland was given the job of drilling a highway tunnel under the Hudson River.
Holland's great contribution would necessarily be a wholly new ventilation system to flush out exhaust gases.
Holland's controversial ventilation system, conceived for half that number, still serves them.
www.uh.edu /engines/epi1698.htm   (534 words)

  
 BUILDING BIG: Databank: Holland Tunnel
When the tunnel opened to traffic in 1927, the toll was 50 cents, the trip took eight minutes, and 51,694 vehicles passed through on opening day.
The Holland Tunnel was one of the first major uses of a compressed air chamber for tunnel stability.
The Holland Tunnel was given special status as a National Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1984.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/holland.html   (355 words)

  
 A Blog For All: Holland Tunnel Bomb Plot Disrupted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Holland Tunnel, opened in 1927, is a critical part of the NYC Metro area transportation infrastructure.
CNN is reporting that their sources are informing them that the Holland Tunnel wasn't specifically named in the threat.
CNN's latest version of their story provides that a Lebanese official notes that the Holland Tunnel and a bridge were targeted by the jihadis.
lawhawk.blogspot.com /2006/07/holland-tunnel-bomb-plot-disrupted.html   (1635 words)

  
 Holland Tunnel history
May 13 1949 a truck with hazardous chemicals blew in the center of the tunnel 26 persons were hurt one fatally.
At the ceramony of the tunnel there was a long moment of silence for the 13 workers who died and the name Holland Tunnel Was named after Clifford M.
Today the longest Tunnel of NYC and america is the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel there is a sign that says thank you for using the brooklyn battery tunnel America's longest tunnel.
journals.aol.com /verrazano70/VerrazanosWorld/entries/956   (199 words)

  
 New York Daily News - City News - Bomb tunnel, flood city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The plotters wanted to detonate a massive amount of explosives inside the Holland Tunnel to blast a hole that would destroy the tunnel, everyone in it, and send a devastating flood shooting through the streets of lower Manhattan.
Besides bedrock, the tunnel is protected by concrete and cast-iron steel.
The disclosure of the Holland Tunnel plot came at the same time Homeland Security Department officials announced a boost in funds to protect rail and transit lines in the New York City area yesterday.
www.nydailynews.com /news/local/story/433163p-364959c.html   (704 words)

  
 Pictures of the Pulaski Skyway-Holland Tunnel Connector (NJ 139)
This is the beginning of the Pulaski Skyway-Holland Tunnel Connector (NJ 139) westbound in Jersey City.
This is the Pulaski Skyway-Holland Tunnel Connector (NJ 139) eastbound east of its beginning in Jersey City.
This is the end of the Pulaski Skyway-Holland Tunnel Connector (NJ 139) eastbound at Jersey Avenue in Jersey City.
www.njfreeways.com /NJNJ-139PSHTCPictures.html   (596 words)

  
 eBay - holland tunnel, Postcards Paper, Historical Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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The Eighth Wonder Holland Tunnel NY 1927 B F Sturtevant
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 Holland Tunnel Approach (I-78)
In the state of New York, Interstate 78 comprises only the Holland Tunnel and its approaches.
There are no westbound exits for I-78 in New York; all I-78 WEST traffic is for the Holland Tunnel only.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey maintains and signs this section of I-78, which forms a "coil" before its eastern terminus at Canal Street.
www.nycroads.com /exits/holland   (146 words)

  
 NYC’s Holland Tunnel partially reopened
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has announced the Holland Tunnel is now open in the westbound (to New Jersey) direction for cars and buses only—no trucks, including vans and pickups, will be allowed.
The tunnel, a key Hudson River crossing linking lower Manhattan with Jersey City, had been closed to all traffic since the terrorists attack of September 11 leveled the nearby World Trade Center.
According to news reports, police will randomly inspected traffic approaching the tunnel.
fleetowner.com /news/fleet_nycs_holland_tunnel/index.html   (170 words)

  
 Boing Boing: NYC cellphone shutdown due to MTA-NYPD miscommunication
Yesterday's shutdown of cellphone service in four of NYC's heavily-used commuter tunnels now appears to have been the result of a communication screwup between MTA and the NYPD.
Cell phone service resumed in two of four busy New York commuter tunnels on Monday after it was shut off amid heightened security concerns following last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said.
Cell phone service to two of the tunnels had been shut down in a miscommunication between the New York Police Department and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, officials said.
www.boingboing.net /2005/07/12/nyc_cellphone_shutdo.html   (204 words)

  
 New York Daily News - Home - Officials pull plug on phones in tunnels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Authorities blocked cell phone signals in the Holland, Lincoln, Midtown and Battery tunnels soon after the London subway bombings last week.
The MTA and Port Authority wouldn't say why they pulled the plug or when service would be restored.
But Paolo Sellan, 41, of Manhattan said authorities were overreacting - and cutting the only lifeline drivers have under the Hudson and East rivers.
www.nydailynews.com /front/story/327015p-279549c.html   (438 words)

  
 Holland Tunnel Traffic Video Cams
Holland Tunnel Cam - Varick St @ Watt St
Holland Tunnel Cam - Broome St b/t Wooster St & Greene St
Holland Tunnel Cam - Broome St b/t Greene St & Mercer St
newyork.metrocommute.com /video/newyork/indexholland.html   (33 words)

  
 Jersey City History - 1921: Jersey City Under Commission Government - New Vehicular Tube
The effect of this tunnel upon Jersey City will be literally a revolution.
The Commissioners believe that the way to prepare our city for the coming of this tremendous improvement is to lay out certain streets from the end of the tunnel to the downtown section and to the uptown section, and to improve these streets with the most modern pavement strong enough to stand the heaviest traffic.
The accompanying map shows the location of this vehicular tunnel and the streets and a proposed plan to improve to meet the conditions which the construction of this great improvement will create in Jersey City.
www.cityofjerseycity.org /commission/tube.shtml   (630 words)

  
 Netherlands News.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Darryll Holland is facing a spell on the sidelines after breaking his wrist in a fall at York.
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 Holland Tunnel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Completed in 1927, the Holland Tunnel was the world's first underwater tunnel for vehicles.
Named for the project's head engineer, Clifford M. Holland, the tunnel connects 12th Street Jersey City to Canal Street in Manhattan.
A $4 toll is collected from eastbound cars only, the New Jersey-bound lanes are free.
www.hrpoca.com /hollandtunnel.htm   (83 words)

  
 NASIOC - Holland Tunnel
Hey, is the Canal Street exit open yet from the Holland Tunnel?
No, the Holland was 2 persons only from 6a-6p, and they just changed it to 6a-10a a few days ago.
When you come out of the Holland, you have to vear left to come around the main street.
forums.nasioc.com /forums/showthread.php?t=119390   (201 words)

  
 NJDOT Holland Tunnel Approaches rehabilitation advances   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The project is currently six months ahead of schedule.
The Route 139 Approach to the Holland Tunnel Project is a federally-funded, $225 million project that will rehabilitate and reconstruct the existing, structurally deficient 12th and 14th Street Viaducts.
This project has been made possible through extensive coordination efforts with the City of Jersey City, New York City, Hudson County, New Jersey Transit, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
www.state.nj.us /transportation/press/2006/030806.shtm   (680 words)

  
 Re: PATH, not Holland Tunnel, Terror Target:FBI
Posted by jrr4 on Fri Jul 7 13:47:50 2006, in response to Re: PATH, not Holland Tunnel, Terror Target:FBI, posted by Terrapin Station on Fri Jul 7 13:16:26 2006.
Re: PATH, not Holland Tunnel, Terror Target:FBI - SLRT - Sat Jul 8 13:39:42 2006
Re: PATH, not Holland Tunnel, Terror Target:FBI - J trainloco - Sat Jul 8 15:34:34 2006
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 Holland Tunnel Area Hotels : Newark Lodging and Hotels - Page 1
Holland Tunnel Area Hotels : Newark Lodging and Hotels - Page 1
Holland Tunnel Area Hotels and Reservations - Page 1
The Newark hotel page provides information about the Holland Tunnel of Newark.
www.lodgingbest.com /newark/holland-tunnel-page-1.html   (53 words)

  
 The Civil Engineering Portal - Famous Engineers - Holland
The Civil Engineering Portal - Famous Engineers - Holland
He died of overwork before the tunnel was finished in 1927.
1927: Holland Tunnel Is Long Breath of Fresh Air
www.icivilengineer.com /Famous_Engineers/Holland   (29 words)

  
 Holland Tunnel on 43 Places
Not with the traffic, but I think it’s better than the Lincoln Tunnel.
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