New Bypass Planned for Paphos

Plans to build a Pafos-Geroskipou bypass, from Mac Donald's to the Paphos Municipality Industrial Area have just been announced, with costs totalling approximately € 6.6 million.

Construction agreements were signed on August 9, 2019, with construction beginning in mid-September and expected to be completed within 18 months.

The project involves the construction of a bridge at the point where the road crosses the Lnaria slope, an islet, a bicycle path, a green lane, paved sidewalks, underground Public Utility networks, the installation of a subterranean drainage system and an underground collection network.

The road will be approximately 1.9 km long and 20 m wide at the point that includes the bridge, with two lanes.

Paphos Municipality made the announcement this morning.

Original Greek Text:



Ακόμη ένα έργο μείζονος σημασίας για την Πάφο και την ευρύτερη περιοχή μπαίνει σε τροχιά υλοποίησης.
Πρόκειται για το βόρειο παρακαμπτήριο δρόμο Πάφου-Γεροσκήπου, από τα Mac Donald’s προς τη βιοτεχνική περιοχή Δήμου Πάφου, συνολικής δαπάνης 6,6 εκατ. ευρώ περίπου.

Τα συμβόλαια μεταξύ του Τμήματος Δημοσίων Έργων και της ανάδοχου εταιρείας Iacovou Construction Ltd υπογράφηκαν στις 9 Αυγούστου 2019, ενώ οι κατασκευαστικές εργασίες αρχίζουν περί τα μέσα Σεπτεμβρίου και προβλέπεται να ολοκληρωθούν εντός 18 μηνών.

Το έργο περιλαμβάνει την κατασκευή γέφυρας στο σημείο που ο δρόμος διασταυρώνει το αργάκι «Λμνάρια», διαχωριστική νησίδα, ποδηλατόδρομο, λωρίδα πρασίνου, πλακόστρωτα πεζοδρόμια, υπογειοποίηση των δικτύων των Υπηρεσιών Κοινής Ωφελείας, τοποθέτηση υπογείου δικτύου συλλογής ομβρίων υδάτων, καθώς και τοποθέτηση μοντέρνου οδικού φωτισμού.

Ο δρόμος θα έχει μήκος 1.9 χλμ περίπου και πλάτος 20 μέτρων στο σημείο που περιλαμβάνει τη γέφυρα, με δύο λωρίδες κυκλοφορίας.


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