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The planning process used by Major Projects is not always easy to understand. It is a long process in which we need to go through many different stages before reaching the start of the construction phase.

The West Link is a big project and big projects require a lot of planning. The project is run in line with the statutory planning process. It is a long and complex process, where planning gradually becomes increasingly detailed and many steps need to be reviewed before work can start on the construction site. It is not only the Swedish Transport Administration that is involved in the process. The issue is also dealt with in different ways by the County Administrative Board, the City of Gothenburg and the Land and Environment Court.

The process is not obvoius and easy to understan. With this article we want to give an insight into everyday life and work in the project at the moment, by making stops at various places in the project organisation.

Contract and permit

The contract pertaining to the move of the freight terminal is complete and planning for the new freight terminal on Hisingen is ongoing.


On 1/3/2017, the call for proposals for Kvarnberget was sent out for bids in accordance with the schedule.

Relaying pipes and cables in Haga and Rosenlund

The West Link Project will be undertaking various preparatory works in Haga and Rosenlund over the course of 2017, beginning in May. We will be relaying pipes and cables as these are currently in the way of the West Link tunnel. While we are working, there will be disruption in the form of noise.


The jury is currently deliberating which artist to appoint to produce artwork for the stations at Haga and Korsvägen.