2017-07-12 / Sports

Tunnel still open to visitors, work set to begin



Construction equipment is on site at the Paw Paw Tunnel as the National Park Service is set to begin stabilization work. Park officials say workers will secure rock walls along the towpath on the northern end of the tunnel. Construction equipment is on site at the Paw Paw Tunnel as the National Park Service is set to begin stabilization work. Park officials say workers will secure rock walls along the towpath on the northern end of the tunnel.

Signs on the C&O Canal tell visitors about hiking and biking detours, which lead around the Paw Paw Tunnel. The tunnel is open to visitors, but there is no traffic allowed through the tunnel as stabilization work gets underway. Signs on the C&O Canal tell visitors about hiking and biking detours, which lead around the Paw Paw Tunnel. The tunnel is open to visitors, but there is no traffic allowed through the tunnel as stabilization work gets underway.

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