93% of the Tórshavn-Eysturoy subsea tunnel has now been bored

According to P/F Eystur- og Sandoyartunlar, 93% of the Tórshavn-Eysturoy subsea tunnel (Eysturoyartunnilin) has now been bored. 137 meters of the undersea tunnel were bored last week. Overall, 10.708 meters out of 11.250 meters have now been bored – 5.036 meters from Hvítanes on the island of Streymoy, 1.979 meters from the roundabout towards Hvítanes and 2.068 meters from the roundabout towards Rókini on the island of Eysturoy. The tunnel will open to the public in December 2020. The tunnel will shorten the travel distance from Tórshavn to Runavík/Strendur from 55 kilometres to 17 kilometres. The 64 minute drive will … Continue reading 93% of the Tórshavn-Eysturoy subsea tunnel has now been bored