Closures for tunnel cleaning

 A8 Tunnel Leimern
Several tunnels undergo their periodical cleaning and will be closed during the night.

Several tunnels in the Bernese Oberland undergo their periodical cleaning. They need to be closed as follows:

  • Tunnel Simmenfluh: Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 8 p.m. until Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 6 a.m.
  • Tunnel Leimern: Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 8 p.m. until Thursday, 6 October 2022, 6va.m.
  • Tunnel Leissigen: Thursday, 6 October 2022, 8 p.m. until Friday, 7 October 2022, 6 a.m.
  • Tunnel Spiezwiler: Monday, 10 October 2022, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Work is also done on the open part. Therefore, the whole section between Spiez and Mülenen will have to be closed.

Diversions will be clearly indicated.

A8 Interlaken-Ost – Brienz

From 2021 to 2024, the A8 between Interlaken-Ost and Brienz is being completely renewed, including the tunnels at 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.