Eysteroytunnilin is the first of two sub-sea tunnels NCC will build on the Faroe Islands, and Pretec are happy to have signed the contract for materials for rock securing.The materials will be delivered over 3 years.
The two sub-sea tunnels, with a length of 11,2 and 10,5 kilometers, are the biggest investment in infrastructure on the Faroe Islands ever and has a budget of 2,6 billion DDK. These tunnels will connect the islands Streymoy with Eysturoy and Streymoy with Sandoy.
When the two tunnels are finished, travel time to the capital Torshavn will be shortened up to 1,5 hours for many of the residents on Faroe Islands.
Pictures are taken by NCC after first delivery of 150 ton bolts.