Originally Posted by fayliss
I'm planning a trip from Rochester, NY to the Outer Banks, NC during which time I need to travel through a tunnel near Norfolk, VA.
No, you don't. No one native to Virginia goes to the OBX that way. That's the tourist route and always a mess.
North of Richmond, get on I-295, exit on Rt.460 east towards Va. Beach.
Follow the signs to OBX. No tunnels, no tolls, no traffic (comparatively).
PM me if you want details.