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Construction Photos

 

New rock cut on Portage Glacier Road.
New rock cut on Portage Glacier Road.
photo credit: HDR Alaska, Inc.

Construction in snow conditions: over 35 feet of snow fell during winter of 1998-1999.
Construction in snow conditions: over 35 feet of snow fell  during winter of 1998-1999.
photo credit: Kiewit Construction

Kiewit workers remove old ties from the tunnel.
Kiewit workers remove old ties from the tunnel.
photo credit: ADOT&PF

Grading base for roadway/rail panel.
Grading base for roadway/rail panel.
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Base material unloaded from railcar in Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel.
Base material unloaded from railcar in Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel.
photo credit: Kiewit Construction

 

Workers leveled (screed) grade as roadway/rail panel was set.
Workers leveled (screed) grade as roadway/rail panel was set.
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Transporting roadway/rail panels into the tunnel in winter 1998-99.
Transporting roadway/rail panels into the tunnel in winter  1998-99.
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Vehicle turnout for emergency stopping in Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel. April 2000
Vehicle turnout for emergency stopping in Anton Anderson  Memorial Tunnel. April 2000
photo credit: HDR Alaska, Inc.

The ice and water control liner was assembled in Portage Lake Tunnel for use in the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel.
The ice and water control liner was assembled in Portage Lake Tunnel for use in the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel.
photo credit: HDR Alaska, Inc.

Technician working on control console in Tunnel Control Center. April 2000.
Technician working on control console in Tunnel Control Center. April 2000.
photo credit: HDR Alaska, Inc.

Portage Lake Tunnel as seen from Bear Valley. September 1999
Portage Lake Tunnel as seen from Bear Valley. September 1999
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Railroad workers adjust new railroad track switch during winter months.
Railroad workers adjust new railroad track switch during winter months.
photo credit: Kiewit Construction

Interior of tunnel: preparing base material for roadway/rail panel.
Interior of tunnel: preparing base material for roadway/rail panel.
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Laser in use to set grades in the tunnel.
Laser in use to set grades in the tunnel.
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Needle Beam Crane used for laying panels.
Needle Beam Crane used for laying panels.
photo credit: ©Chris Arend

Temporary rails being installed in roadway/rail panels.
Temporary rails being installed in roadway/rail panels.
photo credit: ADOT&PF

Wire mesh used in tunnel roof to catch rocks that may work loose over time.
Wire  mesh used in tunnel roof to catch rocks that may work loose over time.
photo credit: ADOT&PF

Heated ice control panels near the portal of the
Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel. April 2000
Heated  ice control panels near the portal of the Anton  Anderson Memorial Tunnel. April 2000
photo credit: HDR Alaska, Inc

Tunnel Control Center and toll booths
in Bear Valley. April 2000.
Tunnel Control Center and toll booths in Bear Valley. April 2000.
photo credit: HDR Alaska, Inc.

 

Aerial view of Whittier.
Aerial view of Whittier.
photo credit: ©AeroMap U.S.

 

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