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.Motorways A2
egnatia

The A2 is 804 km long
from Igoumenitsa to Ormen
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MAP of A2 Egnatia-Motorway

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Between Grevena and Ioannina lives the brown bear Arcturos. Save this life !

STRETCHING:

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

PROJECT SIZE:

680 kilometres (804km until Ormeni)

SERVING THE REGIONS OF:

Thesprotia - Ioannina - Grevena - Kozani - Imathia - Thessaloniki - Kavala - Xanthi - Rodopi and 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 - Veria - Thessaloniki - Kavala - Xanthi - Komotini and Alexandroupoli

LINKED TO THE PORTS OF:

Igoumenitsa - Thessaloniki - Kavala - Alexandroupoli

AND THE AIRPORTS OF:

Ioannina - Kastoria - Kozani - Thessaloniki - Kavala - Alexandroupoli 332 towns and villages

PASSING NEAR:

30 regions of particular interest

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 works (biotopes, etc.)

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Dual carriageway of international standards with two traffic lanes per direction, a central reserve and an emergency lane.

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Major construction units

50 road interchanges

350 entrance / exit overbridges and underpasses

1650 major bridges, with a total length of nearly 40 km, and many small ones

76 tunnels up to 4,8km long, with a total length of nearly 49,5km (or 99km measured as single-carriageway ones)

43 river crossings

11 railway crossings

A2 Egnatia Alexandroupoli-Kipi2 A2 Egnatia by Iasmos
A2 Egnatia by Mesti
A2 Egnatia near IC Ardani A2 Egnatia IC Mesti a2 ipiros

WEST REGION

CENTRAL REGION

EAST REGION

TOTAL

Total number of bridges

86

222

262

570

Combined length of bridges

10.421 m

18.757 m

12.505 m

41.683 m

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Kastania11 Veria-Kouloura A2 Egnatia Makri-Alexandroupoli

The A2 Egnatia Motorway Tunnels

The diverse terrain crossed by the Egnatia Motorway together with the special environmental conditions encountered imposed the construction (provision for) 74 twin-bore road tunnelsof an overall combined length of 100km (measured as single carriageway) measured at 50km of single carriageway. This means that 7% of the road axis length is carried through tunnels, the construction cost of which corresponds to X% of the total motorway construction cost.

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The Greek brown bear ARCTUROS (Ursus arctos) lives between Grevena and Ioannina and North of Drama. Since 1992 the ARCTUROS Foundation save  this wonderful wildlife. If you drive in this regions, be careful. Set a speedlimit for this 90km to yourself and drive with a maximum speed of 80 km/h.

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