A8: One-lane traffic lifted
mid-November

 A8 Interlaken - Brienz
During winter, the A8 is again passable on two lanes during the day.

In January 2021, renovation of the A8 between Interlaken-Ost and Brienz has commenced. On three stretches, traffic had to be reduced to one lane from June until November. In mid-November, these restrictions could be lifted and the A8 is again passable on two lanes during the day.

Work in the tunnels with the according night closures will continue throughout the winter season.

Night closures A8 Interlaken-Ost – Brienz

The section of the A8 between Interlaken-Ost and Brienz, including the three tunnels Sengg, Chüebalm and Giessbach, is being renovated from 2021 to 2024. Most of the work takes place at night so that the A8 can stay open for traffic during the day.

The A8 will be closed 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 Thu/Fri from 9 p.m to 6 a.m, in the night Fri/Sat from 11 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.