Ole Singstad biography

Ole Singstad

Civil engineer, Architect

1882 – 1969

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Who was Ole Singstad?

Ole Knutsen Singstad was a Norwegian-American civil engineer who innovated the ventilation system for the Holland Tunnel and advanced the use of the "Sunk-tube" method of underwater vehicular tunnel building, a system of constructing the tunnels with prefabricated sections.

By 1950, Singstad had designed and overseen the construction of more underwater tunnels than all other engineers combined.

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Born
Jun 29, 1882
Agdenes
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Dec 8, 1969
New York City
Resting place
Green-Wood Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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