Athens-area streets being repaved and sidewalks improved

Large-scale paving of streets have begun in Athens and its greater area neighborhoods, including improvements in sidewalks and the repainting of pedestrian crossings.

Tarmac-laying began in central streets of Neos Kosmos, Koukaki, Pangrati, Ano Patissia, Lambrini and the streets around Klafthmonos Street in central Athens.

In addition, works to improve access to the square in front of the Unknown Soldier Monument, at Parliament Square, will be complete by mid-November, authorities said.