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The official opening for the tunnel was held on September 22, 1953. Left to right: R.H. Pruett, Mayor of Baytown, V.V. Ramsey, County Commissioner, Governor Allan Shivers, Kyle Chapman, County Commissioner, M.D. Burgin, Mayor of La Porte, Price Daniels and Judge Bob Casey.