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  • Plaque tribute to Tyne Tunnels champion

    Dignitaries, including the Mayor of South Tyneside, Councillor Ernest Gibson and Mayoress Patricia Ridley, and South Tyneside MPs Stephen Hepburn and Emma Lewell-Buck, gathered near the southern entrance of the Tyne Tunnels to pay tribute to the late Councillor Tom Hanson, who championed the New Tyne Crossing project.

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  • TYNE TUNNELS WIN TOP CIVIL ENGINEERING AWARD

    The £260 million New Tyne Crossing, completed in November 2011, has taken the top civil engineering gong at the British Construction Industry Awards in London, holding off competition from projects across the UK.

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  • Official Opening of the second Tyne Tunnel by Her Majesty The Queen

    Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, has officially opened the second Tyne Tunnel, 45 years after opening the first vehicle Tyne Tunnel in 1967.

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