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Oshlid road tunnel opens to Iceland traffic

Oshlid road tunnel opens to Iceland trafficThe 5,435 m-long single-tube, two-lane Oshlid (or Bolungarvikur) tunnel opened to traffic on 25.10.2010. Original plans were to place the tunnel nearer the coastline, but it was moved further inland, making the alignment longer. Strengthening the tunnel due to weak sedimentary rock raised the final price by 30% to EUR 42 million. For more click here, here and is/21. 40/10.