Avalanche barriers in Siglufjörður
IAV began construction of installation of avalanche barriers in Siglufjörður last month. The project involves the installation of propping for avalanche barriers in Fífladölum and Hafnarhyrnu above the town Siglufjörður. Construction site is a steep mountain with cliffs and will work under those conditions be challenging. The total length of avalanche barriers will be about 1,600 meters, which will be built in 14 lines.
The buyer is Fjallabyggð and project supervision in the hands of FSR - Government Construction Contracting Agency. Project completion is September 30th. 2015, it is expected that construction work on the project will only be during the summer months due to weather and snow.