A8 Interlaken-Ost – Brienz: no night closures over the holidays

 A8 Giessbach tunnel
The A8 between Interlaken-Ost and Brienz remains open at night over the Christmas holidays.

Over the Christmas holidays, the A8 between Interlaken-Ost and Brienz remains open also during the night. The last night closure takes place in the night of 21/22 December 2022. The A8 then remains open for two weeks. The first night closure in the new year takes place in the night of 9/10 January 2023. After that, the closures follow the regular schedule again.

The Federal Roads Office FEDRO wishes you happy Christmas, a restful time and a good start into the new year.

A8 Interlaken-Ost – Brienz

From 2021 to 2025, the A8 between Interlaken-Ost and Brienz is being completely renewed, including the tunnels Sengg, Chüebalm and Giessbach. To execute the work, the A8 is closed during the week as follows, depending on the season:

  • October to Mai: in the nights Mon/Tue to Fri/Sat from 8 p.m to 6 a.m.
  • June and September: in the nights Mon/Tue to Thu/Fri from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., in the night Fri/Sat from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • July and August: in the nights Mon/Tue to Fri/Sat from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Traffic between Interlaken and Brienz will be diverted onto the cantonal road on the right-hand side of the lake. The communal road will be available for traffic between Interlaken and Iseltwald.