Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Transport and Communications

An administrative agency consisting of the Directorate of Public Roads and five regional offices. Responsible for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of the national and county road networks.

An administrative agency consisting of the Directorate of Public Roads and five regional offices.

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen) is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing and are also authorized to grant subsidies for ferry operations.

On matter pertaining to national roads, the Public Road Administration is under the direction of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. On those related to county roads, the Regional Director is subordinated the county legislature.

The Public Roads Administration is under the leadership of the Directorate of Public Roads, which is an autonomous agency subordinated the Ministry of Transport and Communication.

Web page: http://www.vegvesen.no/