Not Running The Not Tunnel, Walk Report, Virtual Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K

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The Virtual Walk
Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K

Dates, Official – September 1-30, 2021
Date, Me – Sunday, September 19, 2021
Place – Railroad Park & 18th Street Underpass.
Distance – 3.2 miles = 5.15 km
Time – 1 hour, 2 minutes
Results – None posted
Note. Second half of two 5ks in one weekend. [Flying Low]

This is one I would love to do IRL. Watching for the elegantly tiled state line marker was the highlight of many trips to visit grandparents in New Jersey. Photo, You Don’t Know Jersey: Signs of New Jersey – Lincoln Tunnel – New York City, Hanson, 2013.

The IRL Walk

Railroad Park, not new. [Savannah Bridge]

“Tunnel” section, new.

The underpass was the best I could do for a tunnel in the area. Pretty and right next to RR park for mileage.

Links

Underpass vs tunnel? Surfing says … an underpass is the underside of a bridge. A tunnel involves digging underground, or the case of a mountain, digging straight ahead.

Architect: Light Rails, FitzGibbons, 2013. Click over for better photos of the lights.

InHabitat: LightRails: Dark Alabama Underpass Springs to Life With a Rainbow of LED Lights, Zimmer, 2013. Ditto.

“Traffic zips by the unicorns in the 18th Street tunnel, where the light display matches the colors of the unicorns.” [We – The Unicorns … Bring Their Magic To The Magic City]

Bham Wiki: 18th Street underpass

panynj.gov: Lincoln Tunnel

Drive thru of tunnel, Bridge and Tunnel Club: Lincoln Tunnel

Stay safe. Stay sane.
Katherine

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