The Project Identity

STRETCHING: From Igoumenitsa in the Prefecture of Thesprotia to Kipi in the Prefecture of Evros

PROJECT LENGTH: 670 kilometres

SERVING THE REGIONS OF: Thesprotia – Ioannina – Grevena – Kozani – Imathia – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Xanthi – Rodopi – Evros

LINKED WITH THE BORDERS OF: Albania – FYROM – Bulgaria – Turkey, through nine major vertical axes

PASSING THROUGH THE TOWNS OF: Igoumenitsa – Ioannina – Metsovo – Grevena – Kozani – Veroia – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Xanthi – Komotini – Alexandroupoli

LINKED WITH THE PORTS OF: Igoumenitsa – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Alexandroupoli

AND THE AIRPORTS OF: Ioannina – Kastoria – Kozani – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Alexandroupoli

PASSING NEAR: 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.)

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS: 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).

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