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Norway, Oppland - no/138


Strabag SE has been selected as main contractor to build the Oye–Eidsbru section of the E16, located midway between Oslo and Bergen. The contract comprises of the new construction of 4.5 km of main road and 2.1 km of side roads. A 1,970 m long tunnel, is to be built using conventional blasting, which forms the heart of the project. This section of the E16 lies in a mountainous area known as Filefjell (peak elevation 1,920 m). The road will pass its highest point here at 1,013 m above sea level. Temperatures in the area can reach -25°C in the winter and massive snowfall is a common occurrence. Visit http://www.strabag.com/databases/internet/_public/content.nsf/web/SE-PRESSE.COM-STRABAG%20erh%C3%A4lt%20Stra%C3%9Fen-%20und%20Tunnelbauauftrag%20in%20Norwegen#?men1=6&men2=1&sid=600&l=EN. Ref.n. 15/253567. 19/16.