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    SYNOPSIS: The British Columbia minister of highways ---- Phil Gaglardi --takes a look at one of the biggest construction jobs ever undertaken in B.

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    HAMS OFFICIAL PARTY LEAVES BARGE
    4 ft


    MCU PARTY DESCENDS INTO TUNNEL
    10 ft


    HAMS TD TO LAST BARRIER AND DOOR BEING OPENED
    15 1/2 ft


    MS PARTY PASSES THRU DOOR...SHAKES HANDS WITH BENTZEN
    23 1/2 ft


    RV PARTY WALKING DOWN TUNNEL....SHOWS TUNNEL NOW COMPLETED
    29 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SYNOPSIS: The British Columbia minister of highways ---- Phil Gaglardi --takes a look at one of the biggest construction jobs ever undertaken in B.C. It's the Deas Island Tunnell -- when it is opened some time in November, it will carry traffic beneath the Fraser River at Richmond, near Vancouver. Mr. Gaglardi's visit coincided with the opening of the first link between the two halves of the tunnel -- a bulkhead was opened allowing the foot party to walk from shore to shore for the first time. On passing through the final door, they were greeted by O.H. Bentzen, superintendent for the company constructing the tunnel. The work of lining and equipping the tunnel continues, but it should be open for road traffic in five months.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RBWS05LKYCXL6GFTXPBAUO3L
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RBWS05LKYCXL6GFTXPBAUO3L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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