STRETCHING: From Igoumenitsa in the Prefecture of Thesprotia to Kipi in the Prefecture of Evros
PROJECT LENGTH: 908 kilometres
SERVING THE REGIONS OF: Thesprotia – Ioannina – Grevena – Kozani – Imathia – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Xanthi – Rodopi – Evros
LINKED WITH THE BORDERS OF: Albania – North Macedonia- Bulgaria – Turkey, through nine major vertical axes
PASSING THROUGH THE TOWNS OF: Igoumenitsa – Ioannina – Metsovo – Grevena – Kozani – Veroia – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Xanthi – Komotini – Alexandroupoli
LINKED WITH THE PORTS OF: Igoumenitsa – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Alexandroupoli
AND THE AIRPORTS OF: Ioannina – Kastoria – Kozani – Thessaloniki – Kavala – Alexandroupoli
PASSING NEAR: 332 towns and villages, 30 touristic or otherwise special locations
SERVING THE INDUSTRIAL ZONES OF: Ioannina – Florina – Edessa – Thessaloniki – Kilkis – Serres – Drama – Xanthi – Komotini – Alexandroupolis, either directly or through its vertical axes
PROPOSING AND FINANCING: Archaeological excavations, protection of monuments, environmental protection projects (biotopes, etc.)
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS: A dual carriageway with two traffic lanes per direction, a central reserve and an emergency lane.
Major construction units:
The Motorway zone of influence represents:
The overall construction cost of the Egnatia Motorway amounts to 6b€ (exclusive of VAT).