Rivers near Þórsmörk can pose a great risk to travelers at this time of year.

Road to Þórsmörk Impassable

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From the Hvalfjörður Tunnel.

Overnight Closure of Hvalfjörður Tunnel

4 Jun The Hvalfjörður Tunnel, West Iceland, will be closed June 5, 6, and 7 from midnight till 7 am.

From Landmannalaugar.

Road to Landmannalaugar Opens

24 May Mountain roads in Iceland are opening, one by one, these days.

From Dettifoss waterfall, Northeast Iceland. Archive photo.

Road to Dettifoss Closed

15 Apr Substantial amounts of meltwater have led to the temporary closure of road 862 toward Dettifoss waterfall in Northeast Iceland, according to the Facebook page of Vatnajökull National Park.

Steypuvinnu við Ölfusárbrú er nú lokið á undan áætlun.

Ölfusá Bridge to reopen at noon

17 Aug 2018 The bridge over Ölfusá river, by Selfoss, South Iceland, is scheduled to reopen at noon today, three days ahead of schedule.

Þingvallavegur road to reopen in autumn

16 Aug 2018 Roadwork on Þingvallavegur in Þingvellir National Park is progressing well.

Hvítserkur is one of the best known natural pearls of the area.

“Dangerous” road North West Iceland’s jewels

29 Jun 2017 Vatnsnes peninsula in North West Iceland is best known for an impressive basalt stack called Hvítserkur and a volcanic plug named Borgarvirki. The road around the peninsula has been described by the local municipality as “unacceptably bad and is dangerous for those who use it.”

A storm rages under the Eyjafjöll mountains in Iceland.

Iceland's Ring Road closed in South East Iceland due to storm

12 May 2017 The no.1 ring road around Iceland is now closed in two different sections in South East Iceland due to the storm. One part is between Steinar and Vík and the other between Gígjukvísl and Jökulsárlón. The road will open later today.

It can be dangerous to stop a car on the road.

ICRA considering making more lay-bys on Icelandic roads

22 Mar 2017 The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration (ICRA) is considering building more lay-bys on Icelandic roads to service tourists. They are currently working on a survey to find out where tourists are most likely to stop on the edge of the road.

All mountain roads closed in Iceland - and will remain so for a while!

13 May 2016 All mountain roads in Iceland are still closed due to snow and they will not be opening anytime soon according to the Iceland Road Administration.


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