About the Project
Austevollsbrua is the name of the bridge project connecting the islands Huftarøy and Hundvåkøy in Austevoll municipality. Austevollsbrua opened on November 17, 2007. The bridge project on county road 546 comprises 3.8 km. road and the bridges Storholmenbrua and Hundvåkøybrua. Austevollsbrua replaces the ferry crossing Austevollshella - Hufthamar.
The bridge project is funded through tolls, saved ferry grants, local contributions and public road funds. A toll fee is added to the ferry ticket on the routes Husavik - Sandvikvåg and Hufthamar - Krokeide. This fee is scheduled for removal in 2020.