Norwegian Public Roads Administration: Several mountain crossings closed due to bad weather

Bad weatherPhoto: Statens Vegvesen / NTB
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The E6 over Dovrefjell and several other mountain crossings are still closed due to bad weather, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration reports.

The E6 at Kvænangsfjellet in Troms and Finnmark is closed due to the risk of avalanches. 

County road 889 Snefjord – Havøysund in Måsøy is also closed. E6 Saltfjellet and E6 Sennalandet are opened for column driving.

When it comes to the mountain crossings between east and west, the E16 over Filefjell is open, while there is column driving over E134 Haukelifjell and national road 52 Hemsedalsfjellet.

Column driving is carried out on high mountain crossings in Norway in winter when the weather is bad.

The following other roads are closed:

  • Rv. 7 over the Hardangervidda
  • Rv. 15 over Strynefjellet
  • Fv. 27 Venabygdsfjellet (new assessment at 3 PM)
  • Fv. 53 Tyin – Årdal (new assessment at 5 PM)
  • Fv. 705 Stugudal – Brekken
  • Fv. 889 Snefjord – Havøysund
  • Rv. 13 Vikafjellet

There is column driving in the following places:

  • Fv. 50 Hol – Aurland
  • E69 Skarsvåg – Nordkapp
  • Fv. 98 Ifjordfjellet
  • Fv. 813 Beiarfjellet
  • Rv. 77 Graddis

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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