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One of the most important Motorways in Greece is the A8 from Athens to Patra.
 

  • 224 km long
  • 8 lanes in Athens
  • 6 lanes Athens-Korinth
  • 4 lanes Korinth-Patra

The A8 cross the Isthmos of Korinthos and connect the Harilaou Trikoupi Bridge.

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Article of the newspaper TA NEA

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The first part from Athens to Korinth of the A8 are ready and have 3+3 lanes incl. emergency lanes. From Korinth to Patra any parts are ready and any parts will be build until 2011 with 2+2 lanes and emergency lanes. The largest part of this motorway is build with new jersey blocks.

The facts of the new part

 Korinthos-Patra:

  • 120 km
  • 26,5 m wide
  • 4 lanes + 2 emerg.
  • Rio-Patra 8 lanes
  • 10400m Tunnel
  • 61 Bridges 20-4500m
  • 13 Interchanges
  • 135 Passbridges
  • 3400m Cut and Cover

The A8 from Athens to Patra is about 224 km long.

 

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THE NEWSPAPER TA NEA PRESENT THIS GRAPHIC

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 Project Financing

OLYMPIA ODOS is currently the biggest construction project in Greece and one of the biggest in Europe.

The total cost of the project during the six year construction period is € 2.8 billion (excluding VAT), which includes construction cost, operation and maintenance cost, tax and interest.

The project is funded by a combination of bank loans, toll revenues, Shareholders’ private investment and the Greek State.

Half of the Greek State subsidy is directly coming from European funds.

OLYMPIA ODOS S.A.

4, Rizariou street – Halandri 152 33 – Greece

Tel. +30 210 68 43 041 F +30 210 68 43 049

 

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