26 Nov 2019

Large Scale Exercise in the Tunnels of Patras Bypass

A Firefighting Large Scale Exercise will be conducted in the tunnels of Patras Bypass and in particular in “Girokomio” Tunnel during the night of Wednesday, November 27 to Thursday, November 28, 2019.

To ensure the safety of the participants in the Exercise and of the passing drivers, a short night closure to traffic will implemented from K1 - Patras I/C (k.p. 205+150) to Eglykada I/C (k.p. 212+600) as follows: 

  • from 21:00 p.m. to 05:00 a.m.: closure to traffic in the direction to Pyrgos;
  • from 22:00 p.m. to 05:00 a.m.: closure to traffic in the direction to Athens.

During the Exercise the traffic will be diverted to the city of Patras.

The scheduled Firefighting Large Scale Exercise will be conducted in cooperation with the Fire Brigade and the participation of all stakeholders, the Ministry of Infrastructures and Transports, the Hellenic Police and the EKAV Ambulances.

Olympia Odos would like to thank the drivers for their understanding and invites them to comply with the instructions of the Traffic Police, as well as to be particularly careful when crossing the said area.

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