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16/07/1965 Mount Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens

The Mont Blanc Tunnel is a highway tunnel in Europe, under the Mont Blanc mountain in the Alps. The tunnel is 11.611 km in length, 8.6 m in width, and 4.35 m in height. The tunnel consists of a single gallery with a two-lane dual direction road. At the time of its construction, it tripled the length of any existing highway tunnel.

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