TechRadars article A Chesapeake bridge crossing tunneling contract is set to get underway this year, according to a company spokesperson.

A consortium of companies has awarded a $20 million contract to tunnel a tunnel under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the spokesperson for the state Department of Transportation confirmed.

The project is part of a $3 billion contract to construct a bridge crossing in the area of the Charles River.

Construction will begin in the fall of 2020.