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Highway under the HudsonA History of the Holland Tunnel$
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Robert W. Jackson

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780814742990

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.001.0001

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The Holland Tunnel

The Holland Tunnel

Chapter:
(p.165) 10 The Holland Tunnel
Source:
Highway under the Hudson
Author(s):

Robert W. Jackson

Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0011

This chapter describes events following the death of chief engineer Clifford Holland on October 27, 1924. Many professional societies, civic organizations, and prominent citizens expressed to the tunnel commissions their desire that some special honor be given Holland in recognition of his dedication and sacrifice. At meetings held on November 12, 1924, both commissions resolved that the new designation “The Holland Tunnel” be adopted for the facility. Milton Freeman, who had been acting chief engineer since Holland's mental breakdown, now directed the project. The remainder of the chapter details events that occurred during the construction of the tunnel.

Keywords:   Holland Tunnel, Clifford Holland, Milton Freeman, vehicular tunnel

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