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2019 start for new Paphos-Polis road

The 2019 budget includes €7 m  to pay for the start of work of the first phase of the new Paphos-Polis Chrysochous road, Phileleftheros reported today.

The first phase covers a 15.5 km two lane stretch from Ayia Marinouda to Stroumbi.

This section includes a multi-level junction where it joins up with Limassol-Paphos highway near Ayia Marinouda, two tunnels of 730 and 290 metres, two overpasses and nine underpasses. The total cost is estimated at  €60m plus VAT.

The environmental impact study has been completed and has been submitted to the Environmental Authority, while the tender documents have been drafted.

The contract is expected to take three to four years, with work expected to start  in mid-2019. Remaining compulsory purchases are expected to cost €15.5m.

The section will link up with the existing road after  Stroumbi. The whole project will be completed with construction at a later stage of the 15 km stretch from there to Polis.

In parallel, improvement work is underway on the existing Paphos-Polis road. These started last summer and are expected to be completed in June, 2019 at a cost of  €903,000 plus.

Another €2.2m is being budgeted for the second phase of  improvement work that will start in autumn 2019 and will take a year to complete.

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