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Raftsund Bridge



The Raftsund Bridge ( Raftsundbrua ) is a two-lane cantilever road bridge in Hadsel Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The bridge carries the European route E10 highway and it crosses the Raftsundet strait between the islands of Austvågøya and Hinnøya. The bridge is 711 m}} long, the main span is {{convert, and the maximum clearance to the sea beneath the bridge is . The bridge has 4 spans.The Raftsund Bridge was opened on 6 November 1998, at a cost of . It was the last of the long bridges connecting the Vesterålen islands. It is part of the Lofast project, the road connecting the Lofoten islands to the mainland, which was completed in December 2007.