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Funding sinks for a ships’ tunnel

More than 100 years of hopes and plans for a unique tunnel for ships off Norway's West Coast are now desperately treading water. No...

Tunnel visions from around the country

PHOTO FEATURE: Norway is famous for its creative and extensive use of tunnels to get over, under and around impediments like mountains and fjords....

65 tunnels to close at night

Highway officials were warning of traffic disruptions in Western Norway when around 65 tunnels will be closed at night over the next several years...

Fatal accident closes tunnel indefinitely

The long tunnel under the Oslo Fjord that connects Drøbak and Hurum was closed indefinitely this week after a large truck collided head-on with...

Tunnel fire blocks key road in southern Oslo

Around 60 people were evacuated Friday morning from a tunnel being used in connection with construction of the new Follobane train line south of...

Fire forces closure of the Oslofjordtunnel

Yet another tunnel fire broke out over the weekend, this one in the long and deep tunnel running under the Oslo Fjord between Drøbak...

New tunnel fire fuels safety concerns

Transport Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen was himself only a few kilometers away from the Fjærlands Tunnel in Western Norway Monday night when a maintenance truck...

Another ‘russ’ critically injured

From the "worst 'russ' season ever" to the "one of the worst things that can happen:" A 19-year-old partying high school student known as a...

Main mountain highway’s tunnel set to reopen

The Gudvanga Tunnel on the main E16 highway connecting Oslo and Bergen is expected to reopen to ordinary traffic early next week. It was...

E16 still closed at burned-out tunnel

UPDATED: Norway's cross-country E16 highway, the main route between Oslo and Bergen, remains blocked midway after a Swedish tour bus caught fire inside its lengthy...

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