Benefits

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Upon completion of the construction period, a contemporary and safe motorway of international standards will be available to Greek drivers. The benefits to be offered are the following:

Safety improvement and risk elimination:

Various measures are taken in order to provide the maximum possible safety during travelling. In both cases, safety barriers will be placed along the works in order to reduce the possibility of frontal collision. The motorway will be monitored using high-performing dedicated systems while company patrols review the condition of the motorway on a daily basis. The scheduled as well as the extraordinary maintenance works will ensure the high quality of all infrastructure works.

Minimize the required travel time:

Upon completion of the works, the average travel time will be significantly reduced. For example, the route for the Central Greece E65 Motorway users will be reduced by more than one (1) hour.

High-Standard Customer Services:

Apart from the Motorist Service Stations, the placement of emergency phones along the motorways and the development of safe temporary parking lots, drivers can seek assistance from the standby emergency teams, the Customer Care Service and two state-of-the-art Traffic Management Centers.

Enhanced environmental protection:

In the design of the project a h4 focus has been given on the environmental dimension, so that the motorway to be compatible with the concept of the sustainable development. For the effective protection of fauna and flora, a number of technical projects have been adopted to protect the bear, the wolf and other smaller mammals. The main connecting corridor roads have been released through tunnels and viaducts; passages through the forests of the areas are avoided whenever possible. It is worth to mention that, within the company, there is an “Environmental Service” which shall monitor the implementation of the environmental conditions throughout the concession agreement. The service consists of skilled scientists and prepares monthly environmental reports that are available to all visitors on the company’s website. Additionally, an Environmental Monitoring and Control Program, already approved by the Independent Engineer and submitted to the Special Service for Environment (EYPE), has been drawn up and is currently being implemented. Finally, programs such as noise monitoring, air pollution and water quality are also being implemented.

Enhanced growth prospects and employment opportunities:

Reliable, safe and faster transportation conditions will significantly boost the local trade by positively affecting the activity of both businesses and residents. Moreover, both during the construction and the concession period, the employment rate will significantly increase as the requirement for human resources will be met by the local residents.