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New-generation projects worth 7bn euros to revive the constructions sector



More than 7bn euros of projects either under auction or have just started in the country. Scattered in different implementing entities from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport to Universities, water companies and others, dozens of projects are either at the beginning or at an advanced stage of their tenders. This new generation of projects promises better days across the constructions sector and thousands of new jobs.

The types of projects also vary from Metro projects, electromechanical systems, building projects, water supply-sewerage projects, railway projects, etc. A total of 45 large-scale projects are included with a cost of over 10m euros.

Another positive aspect is that we find projects all over Greece, although we must admit that Attica has the first say once again. However, we see important projects both on the islands and in the other regions of the country.

Out of this “pallete” of the 7bn-euro worth projects, the leading are Athens Metro Line 4 with almost 1.8 billion euros and the double tender of VOAK Motorway with 1.45bn euros. The above two along with Patras-Pyrgos Motorway and the Salamina Subsea Road Tunnel amount for more than half of the total amount.

Apart from the previous projects, we also have Thessaloniki Flyover (370m euros), the northern section of the E65 Motorway Trikala-Egnatia (400m euros), the extension of OLTH’s sixth pier (170m euros), Kalamata-Pylos-Methoni road axis (255m euros), the “sweep contrac” for the completion of Amvrakia Motorway (150m euros), the student dorms at Crete University (250m euros), the dorms at Thrace University (110m euros), the dorms at Thessaly University (110m euros), complement the projects with a budget over 100m euros.

In the category of projects between 30-100m euros we find the Research Center of Athens Academy (89m euros), the electrification on Kiato-Rododafni railway section (83m euros), the sewerage networks in Spata-Artemida (86m euros), Rafina-Pikermi (79m euros) and Pallini (71m euros), the flood protection project at Eschatia torrent (86m euros), the road connection of PATHE axis and Egnatia Motorway with the Port of Thessaloniki (74m euros), the preliminary works for Athens Metro Line 4 (48m euros), the Waste Treatment Plant in Heraklion (48m euros), the flood protection works in Erasinos River, Corfu Waste Treatment Plant (45m euros), the new building facilities for Thrace University (38m euros). Euro), the Waste Treatment Plant of Western Thessaly (40m euros) and the double connection of Lefkada with Amvrakia Odos (48m euros).

In the projects between 18-40m euros we have the sewerage networks in Pikermi-Drafi-Dioni (40m euros), flood protection works for Kanapitsa torrent (23m euros), Prespa irrigation networks (24m euros), signaling works for Kalamaria Line (Thessaloniki Metro), flood defense works in Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni, the road project Thermi-Galatista in Volos, sewerage networks in Patras, Chortiatis, the connection of Igoumenitsa with the Egnatia Odos etc.


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