332 towns and villages, 30 touristic or otherwise special locations
SERVING THE INDUSTRIAL ZONES OF:
Ioannina - Florina - Edessa - Thessaloniki - Kilkis - Serres - Drama - Xanthi - Komotini – Alexandroupolis, either directly or through its vertical axes
PROPOSING AND FINANCING:
Archaeological excavations, protection of monuments, environmental protection projects (biotopes, etc.)
A dual carriageway with two traffic lanes per direction, a central reserve and an emergency lane.
Major construction units:
63 road interchanges 177 major bridges, approximately 40 km long (longer than 50m)and many smaller ones 350 entrance / exit overbridges and underpasses of a combined length of 50km 73 twin-bore tunnels (max. length 4.8 km) of a combined length of approximately 50km (or 100km measured as single-carriageway ones) 43 river crossings 11 railway crossings
The Motorway zone of influence represents:
36% of the country’s population 33% of the country’s GNP In the primary sector, 54% of the country’s agricultural land and 65% of the total irrigated land. In the secondary sector, 41% of the country’s employment in industry/small trade 51% of the country’s extractive industry
The overall construction cost of the Egnatia Motorway amounts to 6b€ (exclusive of VAT).