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Title Report: Proposal for Weehawken-Midtown [Lincoln] Tunnel; Preliminary Plans, etc.; March 6, 1930.
Object Name Report, Technical
Catalog Number 2011.049.0124
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Collection Lincoln Tunnel Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Proposed Weehawken - Midtown Tunnel. Hudson River Vehicular Traffic. Preliminary Plans and Estimate of Cost and Method of Financing.

New York State Bridge & Tunnel Commission; New Jersey Holland Tunnel Commission.

Submitted to the Governors and Joint Legislative Conference of the State of New York and the State of New Jersey on Interstate Highway Facilities at the Hotel Roosevelt, New York City, March 6, 1930.

Published (mimeographed; printed) document. 8-1/2" x 11" in printed report three-prong binder. Pagination varies by section; charts, tables, plates. No table of contents or index. PDF on file. Images on disk.

Inkstamp on page [i]: Compliments of Ole Singstad (he was the Chief Engineer that completed the Holland Tunnel and continued as Chief Engineer in designing the proposed tunnel that when built opened as the Lincoln Tunnel.)
Notes Archives 2011.049.0124 This document has several sections, each paginated separately.
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(Cover title and page [i] title are same)

New York State Bridge & Tunnel Commission; New Jersey Holland Tunnel Commission.

Proposed Weehawken-Midtown Tunnel. Hudson River Vehicular Traffic.
Preliminary Plans and Estimate of Cost and Method of Financing.

Submitted to the Governors and Joint Legislative Conference of the State of New York and the State of New Jersey on Interstate Highway Facilities at the Hotel Roosevelt, New York City, March 6, 1930.

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(transmittal letter, as catalogued here named as section 1, page [1])

NEW YORK STATE BRIDGE & TUNNEL COMMISSION

NEW JERSEY HOLLAND TUNNEL COMMISSION
Canal and Varick Streets
NEW YORK CITY

March 6, 1930

To
Hon. Morgan P. Larson,
Governor of the State of New Jersey,

Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Governor of the State of New York,

and
Members of the Joint Legislative Conference Committee of the States of New York and New Jersey.

Your Excellencies and Gentlemen;-

You have asked us to present to you the results of the studies we have made of the characteristics, growth and probable future trend of development of vehicular traffic between the Borough of Manhattan and New Jersey together with our plans for a second vehicular tunnel to meet the immediate requirements of this traffic, our estimates of cost and our recommendations as to a method of financing construction.

We have the honor to present to you herewith the detailed information which you request. It represents the best judgment of the members of the commissions and technical staff, based not only on the experience gained in the construction of The Holland Tunnel but also an intimate study of its actual operation for a period of more than two years.

We consider it our duty to the public and to you to place particular emphasis at this time on certain aspects of this discussion because an opportunity is here presented to the Joint Conference Committee

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(transmittal letter, page 2)

People Singstad, Ole
Date 1930
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1930
Search Terms Lincoln Tunnel
Hudson River
Weehawken
Caption cover
Imagefile 173\20110490124.TIF
Classification Engineering
Government & Politics
Tunnels
Transportation