Gibraltar Tunnels

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Gibraltar Tunnels
Twneli Gibraltar
Location Map ( geo)
A40 Tunnel, Monmouth - Coppermine - 20495.jpg
Approaching the tunnel from the south
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Highway Authority
Welsh Government
Opening Date
Additional Information
Tunnel Type:  Bored Tunnel
On road(s)
A40 (A449)
Crossings related to the A40
A40 Bridge • Bridstow Bridge • Carmarthen Bypass Bridge • Chain Bridge (Llandovery) • Cherwell Bridge • Fishguard - Rosslare ferry • Holborn Viaduct • Marylebone Flyover • Over Bridge • Pont Lesneven • Wheatley Bypass Bridge • Witney Bypass Bridge

The Gibraltar Tunnels (more commonly referred to as the Monmouth Tunnels) are a pair of bored tunnels carrying the A40 through Gibraltar Hill near Monmouth. They were constructed in the late 1960s as part of the route linking the Midlands to South Wales.

Gibraltar Tunnels
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A40 Tunnel, Monmouth - Coppermine - 20495.jpgA40 Tunnel - Coppermine - 20496.jpgApproaching the Monmouth Tunnels - Geograph - 507777.jpgPassing through the Monmouth Tunnel - Geograph - 507776.jpgUnusual fork sign - Coppermine - 12375.JPG