December 6, 2023


The renewed first section of the Lefkoşa-Girne dual carriageway has been opened to traffic  on Friday 1st June 2018.

27 thousand tons of asphalt and 53 thousand tons of foundation had been laid on the 4.8km long section. Each lane of the road is 3.5m wide and the road has a total width of 10.5m. The section also contains 4.8km of crash barriers and 4.8km thermoplastic lines.

The start of the works on the second phase of the road will be announced in the coming days.

Source: TRNC Ministry of Public Works and Transportation

1 thought on “Girne to Lefkosa dual carriageway reopens after upgrading

  1. Whilst the overall construction appears very good I do still worry that the sharp right hand bend will still see accidents as it comes with little warning after you have been made to feel secure with the wider road leading up to this point. Having used the new road on Friday, I found this turning ‘too sharp’ in relation to the rest of the road layout and it does worry me once the high powered cars give it a go! Hopefully some extra warning signs still to be erected?

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