Where and when do you start digging Metropondikas?

By | May 15, 2023

The Vice Minister of Infrastructure and Transport revealed where the excavation of the next tunnel will begin.

The belief that the citizen’s judge and they decide by the general attitude and behavior of a government throughout its life four years and that your choice new republic Focusing on his plan for the next four years creates strong new social alliances, he said. Vice Minister of Infrastructure and TransportInfrastructure manager, Mr. Jorge Karagiannis in an interview he gave to the Athens News Agency.

At the same time, Mr. Karagiannis revealed that the first metropolitan in a few days it will start tunnel excavation of catechist and second metropolitan starts on autumn.


At the same time, we must remember that last week the offers for the Chania – Heraklion long section of the Northern Crete Road Axis (MOUTH), while the contracts for the other two sections were signed and the first works were installed.

your progress Thessaloniki Metro has exceeded in 90% both in Baseas well as in Extension to kalamaria and the tender process for it is developing Operator of. At the same time, with the completion of these projects, the government has set as an immediate priority the northwestern extension of the networkin order to cover the needs of the movements in populous and developing municipalities vineyards and Menemeni, Kordelio and Evosmou, Pavlou Mela and Neapolis-Sykeon to Fragrant and Stavroupoli.

The Inland Eastern Regional of Thessaloniki (Fly over), a project designed and initiated by this government has hired and the first preliminary work has begun.


He Patras – Pyrgos a project that the government took over fragmented and marshy, that started, progresses smoothly and at the end 2023 I’ll get over it 30% its implementation.

He Southern section of the E65from the Ghoul until acidity, It is expected to enter circulation in its first months New Yearwhile in the north, from Trikala until egnatia, progress is already beyond 23%, with the department Trikala-Kalambaka, to be delivered within her 2023.

HE Vice Minister of Infrastructure and Transport also emphasized that: “We decided to increase the size of the new large international Airport of the country in Castle more than 30%, so that this can effectively respond to the estimated large increase in traffic expected in Crete the next years”.

Mister. Karagiannis extensively referred to its implementation major infrastructure program that has been done in the last 20 years, highlighting that “we have auctioned high-rise projects €14 billion and we hire projects €5.5 billion in the last four years”, which he described as the greatest achievement of the government in terms of infrastructure.


Transferring the environment of the tours that he has carried out throughout these four years, or Vice Minister of Infrastructure pointed out that: “The vast majority of citizens, in order to be convinced that a project will be carried out, must see it start, that is, see the construction site. Let me give you some examples. When a resident of Thessaloniki he learns Underground of late 90’s makes sense to be cautious if you don’t see full stations and wagons on the tracks. When a resident of Crete has been hearing for decades about MOUTH makes sense that you start to believe it when you see the first few install construction sites. When its inhabitants Patras and his Tower they are waiting 15 full years to start work on a project that has suffered for a long time, they only begin to understand it when they see new construction sites and the visible progress of the project. we choose with him karamanlis shoresto visit various areas throughout the country to inform local communities about the progress of the projects or to inspect the construction sites. The first few times there was a positive response, but also a reluctance. But when they saw that the schedules were being met, there was and is a lot of acceptance,” added the vice minister.

Mister. Karagiannis expressed the belief that the Bigger benefit from the routing and implementation of all these Projects is the creation of a new one relationship of trust between citizens and the statespecially in Region, where for too many years there was a feeling that the central state did not care.


Goals for the next four years

Regarding goals for the next four years, Mr. Karagiannis made it a priority compliance with schedules relative to the big projects and address the huge shortfall of hundreds of thousands of specialties, from Machine Operators until engineers, as well as the difficulties arising from the increase in costs, as a result of energy and economic crisis.

He pointed out, in effect, that: “In this context, we are in the final stage of presenting a coherent and integrated plan for the attract staff from Greece and abroad on the execution of the projects and a global institutional intervention at all levels so that the construction sector can face the consequences of the crisis”.

Also Mr. Karagiannis call them construction industry companies to give more incentives, both at the level of wages, as well as working conditions.


To close, the Vice Minister of Infrastructure and Transport described the most important moment of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport during 4 years: “The hard work that went into the Ministry of Infrastructure thankfully he gave us not one but many important moments. They were all the times that, contrary to forecasts, we managed to carry out projects that had been stagnant for decades, such as the road axis. Patras-Pyrgos, He MOUTH and North Division of E65. But if I have to answer exactly, I would tell you that, when we signed our last contract MOUTH in it Heraklion his Crete, together with our officials and partners we remember our first meetings. At that time, most people told us that there was no way to contract projects within four years, but today the implementation of our planning has exceeded 90% of initial forecasts. There is great satisfaction in accomplishing something that has never been done before. Ministry and the country in terms of infrastructure”.

commenting on it pre-election climatea week before the election, Mr. Karagiannis noted that: “So far there is a low key pre-election period, with citizens demonstrating a mature attitude and isolating any attempt at escalation and tension. And your conscious choice significantly contributes to this. new republic focus the debate on comparing their own governmental past with its counterpart SYRIZA and also in the government program for the next four years. And this comparison, in my opinion, will also determine the electoral behavior of citizens, who seek politics and social stability and they recognize that this government has kept the country afloat in an unprecedented international environment. In any case, what is of great importance to me is that citizens participate in the elections because this contributes to consolidating a relationship of trust with the institutions for the operation of democracy».

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