Market Research Logo

NPRA – Floating Under Water Tunnels – Norway - Project Profile

NPRA – Floating Under Water Tunnels – Norway - Project Profile

Synopsis

"NPRA – Floating Under Water Tunnels – Norway - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

The "NPRA – Floating Under Water Tunnels – Norway - Project Profile" is part of Timetric's database of 82,000+ construction projects. Our database includes a 10+ year archive of completed projects, full coverage of all global projects with a value greater than $25 million and key contact details for project managers, owners, consultants, contractors and bidders.

Summary

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) is planning to undertake the construction of floating under water tunnels in Norway.

The project involves the construction of floating under water tunnels between the southern city of Kristiansand and Trondheim in the north, through various fjord. The proposed tunnels will be composed of two curved 1,200m long concrete tubes, one for each direction, hanging 20 to 30m below the surface. Each tube will have room for two lanes - one for travel and one for emergencies and repair work.

The first of these tunnels is being proposed for Sognefjord and will connect the villages of Oppedal and Lavik, passing through the 1,300m (4,300ft) deep, and 1,000m (3,300ft) wide.

A feasibility study conducted in 2012 by NPRA revealed that the floating tunnel could be the best way to bridge the fjord.

Subject to the plans approval, the tunnels could be constructed between seven and nine years, although a number of geological surveys still need to be completed. NPRA is also preparing a feasibility study for one of the largest fjords on the route - Bjørnafjord.

Planning activities are underway.

Scope

The project involves the construction of floating under water tunnels between the southern city of Kristiansand and Trondheim in the north, through various fjord in Norway.

The US$25,000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of two curved, 1200m long concrete tubes on the route Sognefjord

2. Installation of floating pontoons on the surface on the route Sognefjord

3. Installation of lightning and safety systems

4. Construction of related facilities

Reasons To Buy

  • Gain insight into the project.
  • Monitor the latest project developments.
  • Identify key project contacts.


1.Key Statistics
2.Key Dates
3.Sector
4.Operating metrics
5.Tender Information
6.Scope
7.Description
8.Latest update
9.Background
10.Key Contacts
11.General News, Project News
12.Appendix

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report