This is the largest contract of five set to be awarded for the 7km third phase of the project from Lagunen to Flesland Airport which will extend the line to 20km when it opens in 2016. Veidekke will carry out construction of the 60m Steisnvik Bridge, three tunnels with a cumulative length of 1.9km and two stations at Rastolen and Sandalivegen. Work will start in August and is scheduled to be completed by October 2015.
The second 3.6km phase of the line from to Nesttun to Radal opened on June 22, three months ahead of schedule and Krone 300m under budget. The extension added five stations to the 9.8km, 15-station first phase of the project from Byparken in the city centre to Nesttun which opened in June 2010.