28 Nov 2019

Completion of the “Large Scale Exercise” in the Tunnels of Patras Bypass

The Large Scale Exercise conducted in the tunnels of Patras Bypass and in particular in “Girokomio” Tunnel in the night of Wednesday, November 27 to Thursday, November 28, 2019 has been successfully completed.

The Exercise took place in cooperation with the Civil Protection Service, the Fire Brigade, the EKAV Ambulances, the Motorways Traffic Police and the Ministry of Infrastructures, Transports and Networks.

The Olympia Odos Tunnels Officer Mr. Michalis Agelopoulos stated that: "The Large Scale Exercise in Girokomio Tunnel of Patras Bypass has just been completed. The scenario provided for a fire that burst after a car crash between a private car and a truck.  Similar exercises are conducted every four (4) years in the large tunnels of the Project in order to check our procedures and the coordination between the involved parties.”

Olympia Odos confirms once again that its major concern is to ensure the safety of the motorway users and undertakes to ensure a continued cooperation with the institutional bodies and the local communities.