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Friday, June 24, 2022

Tag: roads

Famed mountain road can’t open yet

Norway’s iconic Trollstigen, a scenic mountain road in Romsdal famed for its hairpin turns, isn’t likely to open to traffic until the very end...

Calls go out to lower speed limits

Norway's national automobile federation NAF has joined environmentalists, farmers and the Greens Party in recommending that speed limits on Norwegian highways be rolled back...

More heavy snow halted trains

Another blizzard that dumped as much as 30 more centimeters of snow in Southern Norway forced closure of the rail line known as Sørlandsbanen,...

More snow boosts flood warnings

The weather this week has been nothing like the "mild May" conditions Norwegians like to sing about. Road authorities were warning motorists on Tuesday...

Millions earmarked for roadwork

The state plans to both repair roads and stimulate the economy by earmarking another NOK 600 million (USD 57 million) for projects to be...

Storm warnings posted again

Norwegian media were sending out warnings from state meteorologists on Friday about yet another storm moving in from the north Atlantic and slamming right...

Storms and flooding halt trains, ferries

More stormy weather and high tides set off flooding that forced closure of train stations in Drammen and Halden on Monday. Strong winds and...

More storms hammer Western Norway

Roads were closed and communities isolated in Western Norway on Monday, after snow followed by heavy rainstorms raised the threat of landslides. Stormy weather...

Rockslide shocks highway officials

A brand-new stretch of Norway's highly trafficked E18 highway around Larvik was hailed as the "project of the year" when it was completed just...

Snow warnings posted in the mountains

Unusually mild weather and rain was abruptly giving way to colder temperatures and even snow in both Northern- and Southern Norway this week. State...

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