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Construction begins on America's highest vehicle tunnel: history of the day

Construction begins on America's highest vehicle tunnel: history of the day

On 15 March 1968, development begins on the north passage of the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel on Interstate 70 in Colorado, somewhere in the range of 60 miles west of Denver.

  • Located at an elevation of in excess of 11,000 feet, the task was a building wonder and turned into the world's most noteworthy vehicular passage when it was finished in 1979.
  • Four months subsequent to the opening, one million vehicles had gone through the passage; today, somewhere in the range of 10 million vehicles drive through it every year.

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Related Question:-

Q.1 When Construction begins on America's highest vehicle Eisenhower Tunnel?
A. 21 December 1968
B. 15 December 1976
C. 15 March 1968
D. 6 September 1965
Ans: 15 March 1968
Q.2 How long did it take for the Eisenhower tunnel to be built?
A. 6 years
B. 5 years
C. 4 years
D. 3 years
Ans: 3 years

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