Trondheim’ bridges

The bridges in Trondheim are operated by various operators. The Port of Trondheim disseminates information on opening hours on behalf of the operating operators, and assists in disseminating reported requests for bridge opening. All questions should be directed to those responsible for operations.

Bridge opening

The Port of Trondheim has no operational responsibility for the bridges in the Channel and asks that all inquiries about this to be directed to those responsible for operations:

Owner Bridge Contact Info
Bane Nor Nidelv Bridge Phone: +47 916 72 766
Skansen Bridge
Trondheim Bydrift Verftsbrua (Flower Bridge) Phone: +47 72 54 63 50
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration Pirbrua Phone: +47 175 (Note: Hold the line to reach a customer service representative)
Railway Bridge

Note: Trondheim Port Authority does not operate the bridges in the canal, and all inquiries should therefore be directed to the respective bridge owners.

Opening hours for Skansen bridge

Skansen bridge opens daily for boat passage at the specific times below:

kl. 06:40-07:00

kl. 11:20-11:40

kl. 17:20-1740

kl. 19:20-19:40

kl. 21:20-21:40

kl. 23:50-00:10

Contact telephone for Skansen bridge: +47 916 72 766

VHF 74

Technical issues

The electrification project of Trønder and Meråkerbanen has begun. As part of the project, Nidelv bridge will be closed in the period of June til August 2024.

Eastern passage will be open for smaller vessels in the given period.

For more information, contact Bane Nor by telephone: 916 72 766

Sailing conditions

The bridges in Nidelva and the canal

Stavne bridge | Pedestrian bridge | Year of construction:1956 Sailing height (m) 8,4
Width (m) 4
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 6
Cecilie Bridge | Pedestrian bridge | Year of construction: 2006 Sailing height (m) 10
Width, sailing (m) 26
Width, carriageway (m) 9,7
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 10
Nidareid bridge | Pedestrian bridge | Year of construction: 1964 Sailing height (m) 4,8
Width, sailing (m) 21
Sailing depth (m) 4
With (m) 4
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 6
Pedestrian bridge by Nidarø | Year of construction: 1995 Sailing height (m) 4
Width, sailing (m) 10
Sailing depth (m) 4,2
With (m) 3,4
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 6
Elgseter bridge | Year of construction: 1951 Sailing height (m) 14,3
Width, sailing (m) 22,5
Sailing depth (m) 16,3
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 10
Old town bridge | Pedestrian bridge | Year of construction: 1861 Sailing height (m) 7,6
Width, sailing (m) 8,5
Sailing depth (m) 5
With, carriageway (m) 5,5
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 1
Bakke bridge | Year of construction: 1931 Sailing height (m) 6,1
Width, sailing (m) 16,8
Sailing depth (m) 5,5
With, carriageway (m) 10,5
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 10
Verftsbridge | Pedestrian bridge | Year of construction: 2003 Sailing height (m) 6
Width, sailing (m) 12,5
With, carriageway (m) 4,5
Brattøra bridge | Year of construction: 1939 Sailing height (m) 4,5
Width, sailing (m) 11,5
Sailing depth (m) 4,0
With, carriageway (m) 9,0
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 10
Jernbanebrua / Railway bridge | Year of construction: 1950 Sailing height (m) 4,6
Width, sailing (m) 13,5
Sailing depth (m) 4,7
With, carriageway (m) 12
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 10
Ravnklo bridge | Year of construction: 1882 Sailing height (m) 4,9
Width, sailing (m) 18
Sailing depth (m) 7
With, carriageway (m) 5
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 10
Skansen bridge | Year of construction: 1919 Sailing height (m) 4
Width, sailing (m) 22
Sailing depth (m) 2,8
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 16
Nidelv bridge | Year of construction: 1973 Sailing height (m) 6
Width, sailing (m) 24
Sailing depth (m) 6,5
With, carriageway (m) 10
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 13
Pirbridge | Year of construction: 2009 Sailing height (m) 6
Width, sailing (m) 14
Shaft pressure (tonnes) 14
The stated sailing heights and sailing depths refer to low tide according to The Port of Trondheim's quarry lines of 0.74 m above map zero (LAT). The current sailing height in relation to low tide is indicated in the fairway at each bridge.

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