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  • From the Archives: Deck Park Tunnel construction

    August 14, 2015
    In honor of its 25th birthday, we’ve focused on the Deck Park Tunnel all week but we’re not done yet.

  • From the Archives: Deck Park drainage tunnels

    August 12, 2015
    The Deck Park Tunnel isn’t technically a tunnel - it’s actually made up of 19 bridges that are lined up side by side, creating a tunnel effect for motorists. But there are actual, honest-to-goodness tunnels that were dug during the project.

  • The Deck Park Tunnel turns 25 today

    August 10, 2015
    Do you know what you were doing 25 years ago today?

  • Happy 25th birthday, Deck Park Tunnel!

    August 6, 2015
    Twenty-five years ago, the last segment of Interstate 10 was completed and it happened in Phoenix.

  • Produce spill in the Deck Park Tunnel

    July 12, 2013
    If you are a Phoenix-area commuter who travels daily through the Deck Park Tunnel, you’re probably already aware that a produce truck spilled its contents yesterday afternoon as it headed westbound on I-10.

  • A very special tunnel

    July 25, 2012
    Interstate 10 moves approximately 260,000 vehicles through the Phoenix metro area every day. It’s a vital link for commercial traffic traveling to and from California and New Mexico; for intrastate travelers going between Phoenix and Tucson; and for a respectable number of travelers going to and from many of Arizona’s southern towns and cities.

  • Cleaning, maintenance all part of I-10 tunnel upkeep

    August 18, 2011
    With roughly 240,000 vehicles driving through it each day, the I-10 Deck Park Tunnel needs the night off every once in a while for a good, thorough scrub! Just about every four months, the tunnel is closed to traffic in order to allow crews the chance to wash the walls, maintain the ventilation systems and check on the tunnel’s 3,700 light fixtures (about 150-200 light bulbs are changed out each quarter!).