Elizabeth River Tunnels (formerly Midtown Tunnel), Virginia

Economic aspects

Creating and retaining jobs

The Elizabeth River Tunnels Project will create around 1,700 jobs and promote regional economic development. Its economic benefits include:

  • More than $1 billion of construction work for local companies.
  • More than 500 project-direct jobs and more than 1,000 indirect jobs.
  • Approximately 200 permanent jobs in facilities management, maintenance and operations.
  • Substantial subcontractor engagement of local Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Small-owned, Woman-owned and Minority-owned (SWaM) businesses.

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