Road and Highway design

Vesturlandsvegur / Kjalarnes

Reykjavík, South West of Iceland

  • Veghönnun breikkun Vesturlandsvegar

Verkís is responsible for design. 

Sizes: 9 km
Project time: 2019 - 

Project overview: 
Expanding of Hringvegur(1), about nine kilometers long road, three roundabout on Hringvegur(1), about twelve kilometers of sideways (both new and updated current roads), five underpasses (three steel tunnels and two concrete tunnels), two structures over a river (extension and widening) and about 3,4 kilometers of cycling and walking paths. 

The project was tempered in the EEA. Six engineering firms were qualified bidders and had Verkís the lowest bid. Vegagerðin is the buyer of the project.