11.11.13 Opening of Tverlandsbrua                                               

Tverlandsbrua on Rv 80 close to Bodø was officially opened Saturday 9. November. The newly appointed minister of transport and communication, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, had the honor of declaring the bridge as opened.

The bridge is part of the project Rv 80 Løding – Vikan and has a total length of 670 m. The main span is 180 m and the total width of the bridge is 23.5m.

The three main axis all have different types of foundation. The following foundation methods are used:

- bored piles in rock

- caisson placed on 30 m water depth

- direct foundation on rock