untitled design

The gates of the Polytechnic open for the 50th anniversary

From today, Wednesday 15/11, the three-day events for his 50th anniversary begin Polytechnicwith the gates opening in the morning. Security measures will be particularly strengthened until Saturday, while traffic regulations will be put into effect throughout the center of Athens.

THE Athena will look like a “lobster” as thousands are expected to be on the streets especially on November 17, when the traditional march to the American embassy will take place police officers.

The Newsbeast camera was at the gates of the Polytechnic early this morning and captured the images below.

Check out Newsbeast’s photos

Traffic regulations due to Polytechnic

They come into force from today, Wednesday (15/11) Traffic regulations in the center of Athens due to the festive events for its 50th anniversary celebration Polytechnic as announced by the Police.

Traffic regulations are as follows:

Prohibition of stopping and parking, as well as stoppage of vehicle trafficwhich will take place gradually and depending on the traffic conditions, from 06.00 on Wednesday 15-11-2023 to 06.00 on Saturday 18-11-2023, as follows:

  • Stournari, in the section between Pl. Exarchion and 3rd September Street.
  • 28th of October (Patesion), in the section between Kodrigtonos and El. Venizelou (University) and in both (2) traffic streams, as well as in the perpendicular ones up to the first parallel street.
  • Tositsa Pedestrian Street.
  • Polytechnic Pedestrian Street.
  • Bouboulinas, in the section between Stournari Street and Alexandra Street.
  • George, in the section between Stournari and Kapodistriou streets.
  • Botasi, in the section between Stournari and Kapodistriou streets.
  • Kaningos, in the section between Stournari and Chalkokondili streets.
  • Solomou, in the section between 3rd September Street and Pl. Exarchion.
  • Kapodistriou, in the section between Botasi and 3rd September streets.
  • Exarchia Square.
  • Chalkokondyli, in the section between September 3rd Street and Pl. Kaningos.
  • Averof, in the section between 28th October – Patision and Marni streets.
  • Veranzerou, in the section between Kaningos and Marni streets.
  • Sp. Trikoupi, in the section between L. Alexandra and Pl. Exarchion.
  • Solonos, in the section between Ippokratous and Patousa streets.

Prohibition of stopping and parking of vehicleson Friday 17/11/2023 from 6:00 a.m., as well as stopping traffic from 12:00 p.m. until the end of the events:

  • El. Venizelou (University), along its entire length and on its diagonals up to the first parallel street.
  • Omonoia Square.
  • Aeolou, in the section between El. Venizelos (University) and Stadium.
  • Stadium, along its entire length and on its diagonals up to the first parallel street.
  • Syntagma Square.
  • B. Georgiou A’, along its entire length.
  • L. Vas. Sofias, along its entire length in both traffic streams, as well as on its perpendiculars up to the first parallel street.
  • Academy, along its entire length, as well as on its diagonals up to the first parallel street.
  • L. Alexandras, along its entire length in both traffic streams, as well as on its perpendiculars up to the first parallel street.
  • Gelonos, in the section between Doryleou and P. Kokkalis streets.
  • P. Kokkalis, in the section between Gelonos Street and L. Vas. Sofia.
  • Dorylaou, in the section between P. Kyriakou Street and L. Vas. Sofia Street.
  • L. Vas. Amalia, along its entire length, as well as on its perpendiculars up to the first parallel street.
  • Filellinon, along its entire length, as well as on its diagonals up to the first parallel street.
  • Syngrou Street, in the section between Ath. Diakou Street and Amalia Street.
  • P. Tsaldari (Piraeus), in the section between Iera Odos and Pl. Omonia.
  • Athena, throughout its length.
  • Ermou, in the section between Athina and P. Tsaldari streets (Piraeus).
  • Felt, along its entire length.
  • Soutsou, in the section between Pl. Mavili and Tsoha street.
  • Zakharov, in the section between Alexandras and Vas. Sofias Avenues.
  • Kifisias St., in the section between Katehaki and Alexandras Avenues, in the traffic flow towards Athens.
  • Mesogeion St., in the section between Katehaki St. and Phidippidou St., in the traffic flow towards Athens.
  • Phidippidou, in the section between Mesogeia and Vas. Sofias Avenues.
  • Michalakopoulou, in the section between Fidippidou and Sp. Merkouri streets and in both traffic streams.
  • L. Vas. Kon/nou, along its entire length, in the traffic flow towards Kifissia.
  • Arditto, along its entire length, in the traffic flow towards L. Vas. Kon/nou.
  • Vas. Alexandrou, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Ventiri, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Hatzigiannis Mexi, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Iridanou, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Papadiamantopoulou, in the section between Michalakopoulou Street and L. Vas. Sofia.
  • Aeginitou, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Papadiamantopoulou Street.
  • Lourou, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Lampsakou, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Semitelou in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Kerasuntos, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.
  • Kartali, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Evrou Street.
  • Lykaonia, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Evrou Street.
  • English Pyrri, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Evrou Street.
  • Xenia, in the section between L. Vas. Sofia and Michalakopoulou Street.

As pointed out in the announcement, the above traffic regulations will be implemented gradually and depending on the traffic conditions presented. Also, according to the Decision of “Road Transport S.A.”, modifications will be made to the itineraries and stops of the means of transport (Buses – Trolley).

At the same time, the Traffic Directorate of Attica planned and will take measures to facilitate traffic in the wider area of ​​the center of Athens.

Finally, the Police appeals to drivers from Wednesday 11/15/2023 until Friday 11/17/2023 to avoid driving and parking their vehicles in the areas of the events, the route of the march and around the US Embassy , as well as in the wider area of ​​the Center, both to serve them and to prevent additional traffic problems.

Source: News Beast

You may also like

Get the latest

Stay Informed: Get the Latest Updates and Insights

 

Most popular