Capitol Hill Restoration Society

CSX Tunnel – Our “Big Dig”

Posted on January 1st, 2012

Capitol Hill’s “Big Dig” – The Virginia Avenue Tunnel

Recent Documents:

CSX Virginia Ave Tunnel – CHRS Final Comments on January 2014 Draft MOA 2/11/14

CSX Virginia Ave Tunnel – January 2014 Draft MOA

CSX Virginia Ave Tunnel – CHRS Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) 9/25/13

CSX Virginia Ave Tunnel – Section 106 Comments on DEIS 9/25/13

Older Documents:

CHRS January 18, 2012 letter to USDOT/FHA

CSX Tunnel comments 11-19-2012

Virginia Ave Tunnel Flyer Final for Scoping Mtg 9-14-11

CSX Tunnel – CHRS Scoping Comments letter – Oct 13 2011

CSX tunnel FHWA reply to CHRS im3511_20110707_140311

To see the concepts, as well as the November 30 meeting transcript and comments submitted to date, go to

Comments can be submitted at and/or by sending them to the FHWA-DC, DDOT, and CSX contacts listed in the December 2011 edition of CHRS News on page 10.

Check the CHRS website, CHRS Newsletter, and for developments, information, and public meetings regarding this project.