Road Tunnels in Iceland
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
10th revision – October 2010
Tunnel

Length (m)

Date of opening Region Notes Road
Vestfjarðagöng 9 113 09.1996 WP Under Breiðadals- and Botnsheiði between Ísafjörður, Önundarfjörður and Súgandafjörður. Triple junction in the middle (with road signal "vajningsplikt". Longest section: 3500 m, two lanes. Diversions: One lane 60&65
Ólafsfjörður (Héðinsfjarðargöng-I) 7 140 02.10.2010 NE Natural part 6 930 m + Héðinsfjarðar portal 144 m + Ólafsfjörður portal 66 m 82
Norðfjörðar 7 000 2014 EA Norðfjörður – Eskifjörður. Will replace single lane Oddsskarð tunnel 92
Fáskrúðsfjarðargöng 5 850 09.09.2005 EA Reydarfjörður - Faskrúdsfjörður 96
Hvalfjarðargöng 5 770 01.07.1998 HF-WE Subsea tunnel, -165 m 1
Bolungarvikurgöng (Óshlið) 5 435 25.09.2010 WP Natural part: 5 165 m + Hnifsdalur portal 140 m + Bolungarvik portal 130 m 61
Siglufjörður (Héðinsfjarðargöng-II) 3 888 02.10.2010 NE Natural part 3 642 m + Siglufjörður portal 132 m+ Héðinsfjarðar portal 114 m 82
Múlagöng 3 400 01.03.1991 NE Single lane. Ólafsfjarðarmúli between Dalvík and Ólafsfjörður 82
Almannaskarð 1 308 24.06.2005 EA - SO Lón – Hornafjörður. 1
Stákagöng 800 1967 NW Single lane. Siglufjörður 76
Oddsskarð 640 1977 EA Single lane. Between Eskifjörður and Norðfjörður 92
Arnardalshamar 30 1948 WP Ísafjörður - Súðavík 61

 

Tunnel projects

Length (m)

Date of opening Region Notes Road
Dynjandisheiði 10 800 > 2015 ? WP Vatnsdalur - Dynjandisvogur 60
Öxnadalsheiði 10 700 > 2015 ? EA Bakkasel - Heiðarsporður 1
Tröllatunguheiði 9 400 > 2015 ? WP - WE Bakkafjall - Gilsfjörður 60&61
Hellisheiði 8 400 > 2015 ? SO Near Hveragerði 1
Vaðlaheiði 7 200 > 2015 ? NE Eyjafjörður - Fnjóskadalur 1
Mjóifjörður - Slenjudalur 6 800 > 2015 ? EA   92&953
Vopnafjörður - Hérað 6 300 > 2015 ? EA   917
Seyðisfjörður - Mjóifjörður 5 300 > 2015 ? EA   93&953
Arnarfjörður - Dýrafjörður 5 100 > 2015 ? WP   60
Fáskrúðfjörður - Stöðvarfjörður 4 800 > 2015 ? EA   96
Staðarsveit – Kolgrafafjörður 4 500 > 2015 ? WE   54
Eyrarfjall í Djúpi 4 100 > 2015 ? WP Ísafjarðardjúp 61
Mjóifjörður - Norðfjörður 3 900 > 2015 ? EA   92&953
Klettsháls 3 800 > 2015 ? WP Skálmardalur - Kollafjörður 60
Stöðvarfjörður - Breiðdalsvík 3 800 > 2015 ? EA   96
Ísafjörður - Súðavík 2 700 > 2015 ? WP   61
Brattabrekka 1 800 > 2015 ? WE Dalir- Borgarfjörður 60
Reynisfjall 1 700 > 2015 ? SO Vík - Mýrdalur 1

Warm thanks to: Ragnar Jóhannesson, Christer Magnusson

Vegagerðin: Veggöng á Íslandi (Information from the Public Roads Administration)

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
Green: abandoned
* : nickname

Legenda: Regions in Iceland / Regioni in Islanda / Landen aus Island/ Regions en Islande

  Region Main city
HF Hofudborgarsvaedi Reykjavik
SN Suðurnes Keflavik
WE West Borgarnes
WP West Peninsula Isafjörður
NW Northwest Sauðarkrókur
NE Northeast Akureyri
EA East Egilsstadir
SO South Selfoss

 

Legenda: Old Car Plates, Provinces and Regions in Iceland

C.P. Province Main city Reg
A Eyjafyarðarsýsla Akureyri NE
B Barðastrandarsýsla Vatneyri WP
D Dalasýsla Buðardalur WE
E Akranes Akranes WE
F Siglufjörður Siglufjörður NE
G Gullbringu og Kjósarsýsla Hafnarfjörður HF
H Húnavatnssýsla Blonduos NW
I Ísafjarðarsýsla Ísafjörður WP
J Keflavik airport Keflavik SN
K Skagafjarðarsýsla Sauðarkrókur NW
L Rangárvallasýsla Hella SO
M Mýra og Borgarfjarðarsýsla Bogarnes WE
N Neskaupsstaður Neskaupsstaður EA
C.P. Province Main city Reg
Ó Ólafsfjörður Ólafsfjörður NE
Ø Keflavikurhaupstaður Keflavik SN
P Snæfellsnessýsla Stykkishólmur WE
R Reykjavik Reykjavik HF
S Norður Múlasýsla Seyðisfjörður EA
T Strandasýsla Holmavik WP
Þ Þingeyjarsýsla Husavik NE
U Suður Múlasýsla Eskifjörður EA
V Westmann Islands Vestmannaeyjar SO
X Kópavogur Kópavogur HF
Z Skaftafellsýsla Vik SO

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