Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson opened the tunnel by phone from the office of the Icelandic Road Administration in Borgartún, Reykjavík.

New Tunnel and Ring Road 2 Open in West Fjords

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Ploughing through this was no easy task.

Seven Meters of Snow in July

28 Jul It is the middle of summer, but plenty of snow remains on some highland roads in Iceland.

From yesterday's protest.

‘We’ve Got to Be Able to Trust the Roads’

1 Jul Numerous motorcyclists gathered in Iceland yesterday in front of the offices of the Icelandic Road Administration.

Driving conditions will be dangerous today.

Blizzard Conditions in Most of Iceland Today

11 Mar The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for all but the western and southwestern part of Iceland.

From Reynisfjara beach, near Vík í Mýrdal.

More than 100 Tourists Stranded in Vík

10 Mar More than 100 tourists spent the night at a Red Cross relief center in Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, after a stretch of the Ring Road to Reykjavík became impassable last night.

Archive photo.

100 Tourists at Red Cross Relief Center in South Iceland

28 Feb The Red Cross opened a relief center at 3 am this morning at Heimaland, near Eyjafjöll mountains in South Iceland, for stranded tourists, whose vehicles had gotten stuck in snow.

Archive photo from South Iceland.

Road Closures Likely Tonight

27 Feb Traffic is moving slowly in the capital area today, due to snowfall overnight, which continues this morning.

Archive photo.

Deteriorating Road Conditions Today

25 Feb The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for the West Fjords, Northwest Iceland, Northeast Iceland, and the eastern coastal areas.

Inclement weather affects international as well as domestic flight today, in addition to bus service.

Most Flights at KEF Airport Canceled

23 Jan Due to inclement weather, most flights to and from Keflavík International Airport today have been canceled.

Seljalandsfoss waterfall is one of the country’s most popular tourist attractions.

New Road to Be Built to Seljalandsfoss

19 Jan A new road will soon be built to Seljalandsfoss waterfall, South Iceland.

Road conditions at 12:11 pm.

Police Ask Travelers to Respect Road Closures

15 Jan The West Fjords Police Department asks people in the West Fjords to respect road closures.

From Öxnadalsheiði mountain pass.

Man Ploughs Mountain Pass to Catch Flight

10 Jan What do you do when the road is closed and you need to catch a flight?

Blizzard Forecast and Road Closures Likely

10 Jan Road conditions and the weather in Iceland could deteriorate rapidly this afternoon.

White Christmas Expected in Iceland

23 Dec It looks like there will be a white Christmas in most parts of Iceland, reports.

Beware of Icy Roads this Morning

5 Nov 2019 Roads, sidewalks and bike trails in and around Reykjavík are very icy this morning, so please be extra cautious during the morning commute.

From Öxnadalsheiði mountain pass this morning.

Snow and Poor Visibility on Mountain Roads

10 Oct 2019 Poor visibility, icy roads and snow is in the forecast for some mountain roads in Iceland today.




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