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Centre of Nicosia will be closed to traffic from August 1-12 for roadworks

The Municipality of Nicosia has announced that from Saturday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 12, the junction of Makariou, Spyros Kyprianou and Digeni Akrita Avenues will be partially closed for works.

Specifically, the works concern the connection of the underground infrastructure networks (sewers, rainwater drainage system, CYTA, EAC) located at the junction of Makariou-Spyros Kyprianou-Digeni Akrita.

The entire project will cost a total of €2,248,000 plus VAT.

The project includes the renovation of Makariou Avenue from its junction with Aglantzias Avenue to its junction with Digeni Akrita Avenue, the renovation of Digeni Akrita Avenue from its junction with Makariou Avenue to its junction with Kallipoleos Avenue, the reconstruction of Ethnikis Frouras Street as well as traffic recession works on the intermediate roads between the Makariou and Kallipoleos Avenues.

The works will be carried out in three smaller phases during which different traffic regulations will apply as follows:

Phase A: 1 – 3 August

During the first phase of the works, the traffic light-controlled contribution of Makariou, Spyros Kyprianou, and Digeni Akrita will remain closed for all traffic, while traffic to Kritis Street through Digeni Akrita Avenue will be allowed.

Phase B: 3 – 8 August

In the second phase of the works part of the roundabout will be open for traffic. Traffic from Makariou to Spyros Kyprianou, from Digeni Akrita to Makariou and from Digeni Akrita to Kritis Street will be allowed. Traffic from Spyros Kyprianou to Digeni Akrita and from Makariou to Digeni Akrita will not be possible.

Phase C: 8 – 12 Αugust

During the final phase of the works, all traffic from Spyros Kyprianou and Digeni Akrita and vice versa, traffic from Makariou to Spyros Kyprianou, Digeni Akrita and Kritis Street as well as the traffic from Digeni Akrita to Kritis Street will not be possible.

The Municipality of Nicosia, in the same announcement, apologises for the inconvenience and calls on drivers to be careful and follow the traffic signals and detours.

Source: Philenews/CNA

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