Section of Corinth-Patras highway to shut down for fire drill on Wed.

A section of the Corinth-Patras highway will be shut down for nearly 24 hours on Wednesday because of a fire drill, the Olympia Odos managers said on Tuesday.

The temporary shutdown will affect the lane in the direction of Athens. Detours will be placed for both directions between kilometers 136.7 and 138.9 on the other lane, in the direction of Patras.

Restrictions will be introduced at 10:00 a.m. on February 24 to 06:00 (the latest) on Thursday. Participants of the drill include the Fire Brigade, the Infrastructure Ministy, the Hellenic Police and the EKAV emergency ambulance service.