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Hardanger Bridge is a suspension bridge across the Hardangerfjorden in Hordaland county, Norway. The bridge connects the municipalities of Ullensvang and Ulvik. It replaced a ferry connection between Bruravik and Brimnes, and thereby shortens the driving time between Oslo and Bergen. It is the longest suspension bridge in Norway.ConstructionThe bridge was approved for building by the Norwegian Parliament on February 28, 2006, and construction began on February 26, 2009. While the bridge was engineered by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, the construction is done by MT Højgaard. The project had a budget of and more than half of this will be paid by toll and saved ferry subsidies. The Administration is considering a different route over a future bridge as the main connection between East and West.The ferry, serviced by Fjord1, ran across the fjord every 20–60 minutes depending on the season, and the trip lasted 10 minutes.The bridge is 1400m long, with a main span of 1310m. Sailing height is 55m and the towers reach 200m above sea level. There are two driving lanes for cars with an speed limit, and a separate lane for pedestrians and cyclists.The traffic predicted for the bridge was only estimated to be 2000 vehicles per day. The opening of the bridge took place on 17 August 2013.Put Hardanger Bridge on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Ulvik trip generator.
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take the time to park on the south side and walk over the bridge. The pedestrian tunnels are lit up like rainbows! The views are amazing . We walked out the other side and down to a small jetty. On th... more »
What a great bridge. Ok, it's just A to B, but architecturally different and a nice visual as you progress along the National Routes more »
Got us across the fjord and except for the rain falling from the skywe did not get wet. There is a toll on this bridge. more »
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A beautiful bridge. From the park (south side) you can walk to the bridge, or use the bike. There is downhill a tunnel. Through the tunnel you can even enter the bridge, or pass over it. View from the bridge is very beautiful!
Great engineering. Through a tunnel, up over the fjord and back down into the mountain.
Great monument, and there's a walk in to the bridge on the southern end with picnic tables, toilet and tourist info.
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Great bridge. Incredibly expensive toll to cross, if I remember correctly it was somewhere in the region of £15, but it's pretty much the only option of crossing the Hardangerfjord in this area. The roundabouts inside the tunnels on either side are a novel idea and look very futuristic.
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