THE The Municipality of Lamia announced that the contract regarding the implementation of the project “Upgrading the passability of sidewalks and streets in the city of Lamia” has been signed, which has a budget of €689,839.88 financed by the SOLID GREECE Program 2021-2027.
More specifically, the object of this project is, as mentioned by the Municipality, the remodeling of the sidewalks in the largest part of Leonidou Street, with a total length of 340m. and 2,700 square meters. The sidewalks are widened on either side by 0.60 to 1.00 meters compared to the existing ones, forming a variable sidewalk width from 1.75 m to 2.70 m. Two smart crossings are placed on the street. The first is located at the intersection with Papakyriazi Street, while the second is between the Panourgia and Aristidou intersections. In summary, the works to be carried out concern:
– Earthworks – removals – loosening of the existing sidewalks in order to reconstruct them also in parts of the road where sidewalk widening is planned.
-Technical projects that include the work required for the complete construction of sidewalks and all structures that, gutters, wells, etc.
– Paving – bituminous which includes the works required for the backfilling of the sidewalks as well as the construction works of the underpass and base before laying the asphalt carpet. It also includes the cutting of asphalt concrete in the sections that will widen the width of the sidewalks as well as at the intersections of the main street with the vertical streets.
-Marking – security which includes the installation of signs, crosswalk markings and demarcation of the parking – loading and unloading and disabled areas.
-Works of planting and watering greenery.
The Mayor of Lamia, Thymios Karaiskos, said in this regard:
“… another project that was designed, studied, submitted for financing by the NSRF, is starting to be implemented.
This time in the heart of Lamia, with an extensive redevelopment of Leonidou Street with the aim of connecting the city center with South Lamia, where the major 11,300,000 budget redevelopment is underway. € through a safe and functional footpath.
I want to ask for the patience of the residents of the area as well as those passing by for the temporary inconvenience that is unavoidable, so that upon completion of the works, we can receive a modern and functional result.
With planning and work, we are changing our city, making it friendlier and more functional for residents and visitors…”.