|Work begun||4 January 2018|
|Length||27 kilometres (17 mi)|
|Lowest elevation||−392 metres (−1,286 ft)|
Rogaland Fixed Link or simply the Rogfast is a sub-sea road tunnel under construction between the municipalities of Randaberg (near the city of Stavanger) and Bokn in Rogaland county, Norway. The project will be a world record with respect to its 27-kilometre (17 mi) length and its maximum depth of 392 metres (1,286 ft) below sea level. This will be a part of the main European route E39 highway along the west coast of Norway and it will link the cities of Kristiansand – Stavanger – Haugesund – Bergen.
The tunnel is planned as a 27-kilometre (17 mi) long roadway which will run below the Boknafjorden and Kvitsøyfjorden. A spur connection to the island municipality of Kvitsøy will also be added. As of August 2018[update], the cost of the project is calculated to be 16.8 billion kr (about €1.73 billion). Construction on the tunnel began on 4 January 2018, after being approved by the Norwegian Parliament in May 2017, and it is planned to be finished in 2025–26.
The name Rogfast is an abbreviation for the Norwegian name Rogaland fastforbindelse which is translated to English as the "Rogaland fixed link".
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