Frøya Tunnel

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Frøya Tunnel
Overview
Location Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 63°40′36″N 8°48′22″E / 63.6767°N 8.8060°E / 63.6767; 8.8060Coordinates: 63°40′36″N 8°48′22″E / 63.6767°N 8.8060°E / 63.6767; 8.8060
Route Norwegian National Road 714
Operation
Opened 23 June 2000
Traffic Automotive
Toll Until 2003
Technical
Length 5,305 metres (3.3 mi)
Lowest elevation −164 metres (−538 ft)

The Frøya Tunnel (Norwegian: Frøyatunnelen) is an undersea tunnel connecting the municipalities of Frøya and Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The tunnel is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of Sistranda on Frøya.

The 5,305-metre (17,405 ft) long road tunnel reaches a depth of 164 metres (538 ft) below sea level. It begins in Hammarvika in Frøya and travels south under the Frøyfjorden to the island of Dolmøya in Hitra.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merzagora, Eugenio A.; Lotsberg, Gunnar (eds.). "Road Tunnels in Norway > 3 000 m". Road Tunnels in Norway. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Frøyatunnelen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-12-22.