At 21.53 the message was received that the tunnel would be hosted by manual routing and car.
– 50 cars per column. The column car will run continuously, write the Road Traffic Center west on Twitter.
It was at 18.21 that naudetanane received a message about a van that was on fire in the Bømlafjord tunnel, about one kilometer from the turn to Føyno.
The driver came out unharmed.
& # 39; The van caught a fire when it ran out of the tunnel towards Stord. I do not know enough about the causes, says Leif Rune What, guard at the fire and the rescue of Stord.
The tunnel was therefore silent for hours after the fire. Entrepreneur came to the city to check for possible damage to the tunnel.
There were long queues in the area before the tunnel was opened until just 22 o'clock.
At 2208 – The Road Traffic Center reports that the tunnel is open for manual routing. The car drives continuously with 50 cars in each column. Billers are advised to pay attention to avoiding dangerous situations.
– Southwest Police (@politietsorvest) October 10, 2018
E39 Bømlafjortunnelen opens no with manual routing and coach. 50 cars per column. The column car will run continuously
– Road traffic. vest (@VTSvest) October 10, 2018