A Tunnel Toward The Future

In the main city of Cuba, there is an element within its urban architecture which undoubtedly distinguishes among its counterparts in the region.Its usefulness proven for more than 50 years and its exceptional brilliance as works engineer, make the tunnel of the Bay one of the most beloved urban characters in Havana. You when you visit our island have opportunity to learn about because it is a road resource inescapable when you want to go as quickly as possible the twenty or so miles that separate the capital city of the area where the best beaches are located and also represents tour almost obliged to transfer to one of the main tourist resorts of the island; the paradise and famous worldwide of Varadero beach. If the final destination of your vacation in Cuba, after a short time enjoying Havana, were the Hotel Melia Varadero or perhaps the Sol Palmeras Hotel of the own blue beach is almost certain that it will have to travel for at least a few minutes through their vials to abandon the City. The submarine route linking the city of Havana with the area east of the city was inaugurated on 31 May 1958 after three years of constructive work and was considered the work of the century in Cuba without discussion. It is cataloged as one of the seven wonders of the Cuban civil engineering and some misunderstandings were included at the time enters the great works of humanity.

For the first time a submarine viaduct was built that way and your project and its technology would revolutionize the world of construction. To do so may be dredged 250 000 cubic metres of rock and more than 100 000 of sand. It has an extension of 733 meters and a width of 22 and four lanes are designed to allow the transit of 1 500 vehicles per hour in both directions.