Motorway opened ahead of schedule

On 4 July prime minister Erna Solberg and minister of transport Ketil Solvik-Olsen declared 25 km motorway between Gulli and Langåker, passing by the town of Tønsberg in Vestfold county, for opened four months ahead of schedule.

The construction of the motorway through Vestfold is scheduled completed by 2017. The distance is financed partly through income from the toll rings run by E18 Vestfold Ltd. KBN has granted a total of NOK 5.3  billion in loans during various phases of the construction. KBN has granted the loans in return for an unconditional guarantee of payment from Vestfold county.