Schools in Attica will remain closed Monday until 10 a.m. due to problems raised by a storm, authorities say.
Heavy rain and debris have shut down both the Athens-Corinth highway, near Elefsina, and the old road connecting the two cities. Authorities say the highway to Athens is expected to open between 9-10 am, while the section to Corinth between 12-1 pm.
Motorists driving along Olympia Odos connecting Corinth and Patra can use their mobile phones and tablet computers to see near real-time traffic conditions on a new application accessible through the website www.olympiaodos.gr.
A motorway linking the cities of Pyrgos and Patras in the northwestern Peloponnese will be funded with 293 million euros from the EU's Cohesion Fund, after the project received the green light from the European Commission on Wednesday.
Located on the Trans-European Transport network (TEN-T), the new road will ensure faster and safer travel, the Commission said in a press release
Olympia Odos, the company responsible for the operation and maintenance of the national highway from Athens to the Peloponnese, has created an innovative road traffic prediction service accessible through the website www.olympiaodos.gr.