The Atlantic Road

Atlanterhavsveien or in English: "The Atlantic Road" is part of the highway in 64 cities from Eide and Averøy in More og Romsdal county, Norway. It is situated at the northern end Hustadvika coastal region. This road connects the village on the island Kårvåg Averøya to Vevang at Eide Romsdal peninsula on the mainland. The Atlanterhavsveien is part of the road that connects the cities of Kristiansund and Molde via the Atlantic Ocean Tunnel. (The relationship between the two cities is land Krifast bridge / tunnel system.) 
Construction work on Atlanterhavsveien beginning on August 1, 1983, with the opening took place on July 7, 1989. During this period no less than 12 hurricane-like storms in the area. Road (5.2 miles), 3.8-km long was built on several small islands and skerries, and stretched by eight bridges and several landfills / viaducts. 
This road has open sea views that are not so common to the road along the coast of Norway, because there are islands which obscures this view. Here the distance between the islands are very small so that the road can be built throughout the archipelago. In addition there are fjords and mountains on the road. Spectacular road is fast becoming a popular tourist attraction as far as caution when driving it must be shown either as locals and visitors often use the road to go fishing for cod and other marine fish directly from the roadside. 
Atlanterhavsveien selected as the "Construction of the Norwegian of the Century" on September 27, 2005 and is currently the second most beautiful roads visited Norway after Trollstigen (also in More og Romsdal). sharp turns and wild nature Atlanterhavsveien has ranked first in the list of The Guardian about the world's best road trip, in sharp competition with world famous attractions such as Northern Ireland's Antrim coast road and the Himalayas.

Title: The Atlantic Road
Posted by:Riszky Nurseno
Published :2011-05-09T23:25:00-07:00
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The Atlantic Road


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