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May 05, 2015 Contractors are now planning to try and continue construction from the Akureyri side of the tunnel. The Vaðlaheiði tunnel will reduce the distance travelled between Akureyri and Húsavík by 16 kilometres (10 miles). Read more: 13 Reasons to visit North Iceland

Vadlaheidargong Tunnel North Iceland

Vadlaheidargong tunnel is a brand new 7,5 km tunnel on the ring road a little further than the town of Akureyri in North Iceland. The new tunnel shortens the ring road by about 16km but the biggest bonus is that travelers will no longer need to go over Víkurskarð mountain heath which can be difficult during heavy winter. Photo from a brochure

Tunnels in Iceland GO Iceland

Tunnels in Iceland. If you are coming to Iceland for the first time, you are in for a treat. Driving in Iceland is just such an experience. The roads in Iceland is a chapter by itself for the roads differ so much. But not all interesting things happens or are seen above ground.

Iceland progresses road tunnel plans

The Vadlaheidi road tunnel in north Iceland. Construction of the 7.5km long Vadlaheidi road tunnel in the north of the country, near the principal regional town of Akureyri, is set to go ahead following months of delays after bids received late last year (2011) proved too tight for the project's budget.

Iceland bids new Vadlaheidi road tunnel

Iceland has concluded pre-qualification of contractors for construction of its new 7.8km long, single tube Vadlaheidi toll road tunnel. Route of Iceland's longest road tunnel . Tender documents are to be released by early June for award of the contract by early September.

Hvalfjörður Tunnel Wikipedia

The Hvalfjörður Tunnel (Icelandic: Hvalfjarðargöng [ˈkʰvaːlˌfjarðarˌkœiŋk]) is a road tunnel under the Hvalfjörður fjord in Iceland and a part of Route 1.It is 5,770 meters (18,930 ft) long and reaches a depth of 165 meters (541 ft) below sea level. Opened on 11 July 1998, it shortens the distance from Reykjavík to the western and northern parts of the island by 45 kilometers

From Iceland — Tourists Bathe In Tunnel Construction Run-Off

May 03, 2014 RÚV reports that construction workers for the tunnel found themselves in the position of having to act as lifeguards as well. About half a dozen tourists were spotted and photographed bathing in a steaming creek of water near the construction area. While the heat of the water is a comfortable 40°C, it is not one of Iceland’s many

Vadlaheidargong Tunnel (Akureyri) 2021 All You Need to

Tick off northern Iceland’s natural attractions with ease on this full-day tour to Godafoss and Lake Myvatn from Akureyri. Let your driver handle navigation as you soak up sweeping views of the geothermal landscape and enjoy additional stops at snap-worthy spots such as the Dimmuborgir lava fields and Myvatn hot springs (bathing own expense), learning more about the region’s natural and

The Vadlaheidargong Tunnel in North Iceland

The Vadlaheidargong tunnel in North Iceland What you need to know. If you are traveling on the ring road through North Iceland you will have the option of driving through the brand new, 7,5 km Vadlaheidargong tunnel. The tunnel shortens the ring road by about 16km.

Vaðlaheiðargöng

The app makes it easier for travellers to access essential travel information, to register vehicles, pay the toll and keep track of their pre-paid trips.

Vadlaheidargong Tunnel North Iceland

Vadlaheidargong tunnel is a brand new 7,5 km tunnel on the ring road a little further than the town of Akureyri in North Iceland. The new tunnel shortens the ring road by about 16km but the biggest bonus is that travelers will no longer need to go over Víkurskarð mountain heath which can be difficult during heavy winter. Photo from a brochure

Iceland progresses road tunnel plans

The Vadlaheidi road tunnel in north Iceland. Construction of the 7.5km long Vadlaheidi road tunnel in the north of the country, near the principal regional town of Akureyri, is set to go ahead following months of delays after bids received late last year (2011) proved too tight for the project's budget.

Iceland bids new Vadlaheidi road tunnel

Iceland has concluded pre-qualification of contractors for construction of its new 7.8km long, single tube Vadlaheidi toll road tunnel. Route of Iceland's longest road tunnel . Tender documents are to be released by early June for award of the contract by early September.

Iceland Tunnel News tunnelbuilder

Tunnelbuilder Services. tunnelbuilder is an online news source for tunnelling projects and tunnelling news worldwide. It provides information on tenders and awards as well as providing information of what’s happening in the tunnelling industry.

From Iceland — Tourists Bathe In Tunnel Construction Run-Off

May 03, 2014 RÚV reports that construction workers for the tunnel found themselves in the position of having to act as lifeguards as well. About half a dozen tourists were spotted and photographed bathing in a steaming creek of water near the construction area. While the heat of the water is a comfortable 40°C, it is not one of Iceland’s many

The Vadlaheidargong Tunnel in North Iceland

The Vadlaheidargong tunnel in North Iceland What you need to know. If you are traveling on the ring road through North Iceland you will have the option of driving through the brand new, 7,5 km Vadlaheidargong tunnel. The tunnel shortens the ring road by about 16km.

ÍAV

Feb 16, 2021 Construction is also undergoing an a railway tunnel in Snekkestad for the NSB Norwegian State Railways. Among other infrastructures we have built are bridges and airstrips in Iceland and Greenland, tunnels, roads, dams for hydro power plants, avalanche barriers, approach landing light systems and harbours.

New Tunnel and Ring Road 2 Open in West Fjords Iceland

Oct 27, 2020 Work on the project began in 2017 and the tunnel is described as one of the largest single projects of the Icelandic road network. The length of the tunnel through the mountain is roughly 5,600 m

Complete Information of Tolls and Tunnels in Iceland

Dec 05, 2019 This is Iceland’s longest tunnel at nearly seven miles long. It is located up in the north of the island not far from Akureyri. In fact, it could be considered two tunnels as it opens up partway through before disappearing back underground. Like most tunnels in Iceland, it is currently toll-free.

10 Reasons to Skip the Hvalfjordur Tunnel Iceland with a

The tunnel is quite impressive, dropping 165 meters below sea level. Good news for a) commuters can now rely on the tunnel for a faster route to work and b) makes for a faster drive to get to Snæfellsnes or Akureyri. However, most everyone these will skip the fjord drive and take the tunnel.

Vadlaheidargong Tunnel and Other Toll Roads in Iceland

The tunnel shortens the ring road up by Akureyri in North Iceland by 16 km or about 6 minutes driving time. But the main purpose is to keep the ring road open during difficult winters when the Víkurskarð mountain heath is often closed. Check out the exact location of the tunnel on the map below. Photo from a brochure about the tunnel.

Toll Introduced in Vaðlaheiðargöng Tunnel Iceland Review

Jan 02, 2019 Vaðlaheiðargöng tunnel is 7.4km (4.6mi) long and lies between Akureyri and Húsavík, in North Iceland. It was officially opened on December 21, two years after it was originally scheduled to be completed. It shortens the Ring Road by 16 kilometres. The project has been controversial due to years of delays and a budget that exceeded its

Islenskir Adalverktakar Arctic Services

ÍAV offers the complete range of construction engineering; be it complex construction projects or smaller reconstruction work. The main activities include building construction (industrial, commercial, office and apartment buildings), road construction, civil engineering and tunnelling. Today the company operates in Iceland and Norway.

Contract signing for Vadlaheidatunnel ÍAV

Feb 04, 2013 Last Friday IAV and Marti signed a contract for the Vadlaheidatunnel. The tunnel will be 7,5 km long with road cabins on both side. It will shorten the Highway1 distance around Iceland for 16km and the approximate traffic through the tunnel per 24 hours will be 1400 cars.

Iceland progresses road tunnel plans

The Vadlaheidi road tunnel in north Iceland. Construction of the 7.5km long Vadlaheidi road tunnel in the north of the country, near the principal regional town of Akureyri, is set to go ahead following months of delays after bids received late last year (2011) proved too tight for the project's budget.

Vadlaheidargong Tunnel North Iceland

Vadlaheidargong tunnel is a brand new 7,5 km tunnel on the ring road a little further than the town of Akureyri in North Iceland. The new tunnel shortens the ring road by about 16km but the biggest bonus is that travelers will no longer need to go over Víkurskarð mountain heath which can be difficult during heavy winter. Photo from a brochure

Toll Introduced in Vaðlaheiðargöng Tunnel Iceland Review

Jan 02, 2019 Vaðlaheiðargöng tunnel is 7.4km (4.6mi) long and lies between Akureyri and Húsavík, in North Iceland. It was officially opened on December 21, two years after it was originally scheduled to be completed. It shortens the Ring Road by 16 kilometres. The project has been controversial due to years of delays and a budget that exceeded its

Vadlaheidargong Tunnel and Other Toll Roads in Iceland

The tunnel shortens the ring road up by Akureyri in North Iceland by 16 km or about 6 minutes driving time. But the main purpose is to keep the ring road open during difficult winters when the Víkurskarð mountain heath is often closed. Check out the exact location of the tunnel on the map below. Photo from a brochure about the tunnel.

Apple Maps Sending Tourists Through Unfinished Tunnel

May 14, 2018 Sunna Kristjana Zóphaníasdóttir, the tunnel’s construction manager, says tourists have been attempting to drive through the tunnel since last summer. Vaðlaheiði Tunnel is located on Route 1 between Akureyri and Húsavík in North Iceland. Though the tunnel is currently several months from completion, Apple’s GPS services have already

Vaðlaheiðargöng Wikipedia

Vaðlaheiðargöng (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈvaðlaˌheiːðarˌkœiŋk]) is a toll tunnel in the north of Iceland along Route 1, just east of Akureyri.It passes between Eyjafjordur and Fjoskadalur.It is 7.4 km (4.6 mi) long and replaces a 21 km section of Route 1 including the Vikurskard pass. The tunnel shortens the travel between Akureyri and Husavik by 16 km.

Complete Information of Tolls and Tunnels in Iceland

Dec 05, 2019 This is Iceland’s longest tunnel at nearly seven miles long. It is located up in the north of the island not far from Akureyri. In fact, it could be considered two tunnels as it opens up partway through before disappearing back underground. Like most tunnels in Iceland, it is currently toll-free.

New Tunnel and Ring Road 2 Open in West Fjords Iceland

Oct 27, 2020 Work on the project began in 2017 and the tunnel is described as one of the largest single projects of the Icelandic road network. The length of the tunnel through the mountain is roughly 5,600 m

ÍAV

Feb 16, 2021 Construction is also undergoing an a railway tunnel in Snekkestad for the NSB Norwegian State Railways. Among other infrastructures we have built are bridges and airstrips in Iceland and Greenland, tunnels, roads, dams for hydro power plants, avalanche barriers, approach landing light systems and harbours.

Contract signing for Vadlaheidatunnel ÍAV

Feb 04, 2013 Last Friday IAV and Marti signed a contract for the Vadlaheidatunnel. The tunnel will be 7,5 km long with road cabins on both side. It will shorten the Highway1 distance around Iceland for 16km and the approximate traffic through the tunnel per 24 hours will be 1400 cars.

Veggjald

Vehicle registration and monitoring. The trip is valid for 24 hours. after payment. You can pay up to 3 hours. after driving through.

New tunnel to link Husavik and Akureyri IceNews Daily News

Mar 26, 2008 The government of Iceland has made an announcement that it will fund construction of a new tunnel near Husavik to further facilitate travel in the northeast region, reports Iceland Review. The tunnel will be made to pass through Mount Vadlaheidi and will connect Husavik with Akureyri, the second largest town in Iceland.

Visit Akureyri

The flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri takes about 40 minutes and 4-5 hours to drive. The city busses are free of charge and we have no parking meters, just remember to get a parking-clock, available at the tourist information in HOF, at banks, some shops and gasoline stations.

EMEA & CIS

Location: Akureyri, Iceland. Vadlaheidi tunnel was designed to complete the ring-road around the country and connect the towns of Akureyri with Fnjöskardalur. The single tube tunnel is 9.5 m wide and stretches 7200 m from West to East with a cross-section of 66 m². During construction, an unexpected, heavy inrush of geothermal water with