Patras: Konstantinoupoleos on hold again – New extension for the completion of the sidewalks

Patras: Konstantinoupoleos on hold again – New extension for the completion of the sidewalks
Patras: Konstantinoupoleos on hold again – New extension for the completion of the sidewalks

A project that has been delayed a lot in recent years enters another adventure shortly before its completion. The new sidewalks of Konstantinoupoleos Street in Patra will take at least until December 6 to be completed, since the contractor of the project requested and received a new extension.

The contract for the reconstruction of the sidewalks from Agia Sophia Street to Karolou Street was signed in March 2021 and since then the works started, however, the problems brought to the construction industry by the coronavirus pandemic and even more by the crisis of the war in Ukraine which skyrocketed the prices of building materials, the works went back in time.

The project, with an initial budget of 328,093.69 euros, got a new three-month extension that was approved at a recent meeting of the financial committee. In accordance with the urgent arrangements for the execution of public works contracts, the possibility is given for as long as the energy crisis continues and in any case for a period that cannot exceed six months from the start of the decision, any economic entity to which the project execution to be able to submit a schedule extension statement.

Based on this article, the company doing the work asked for and got a deadline to complete the sidewalks by December 6th. The scenario that the works will be finished by then is considered realistic, since during the summer there was significant progress and there are now a few meters left for completion.

However, the complaints of residents and passers-by in the area are strong. Especially those who live in Constantinople on certain days are outraged by the dust that enters their houses or when crossing the unfinished sidewalks that in some places force pedestrians to go out into the street.

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