Roads will be closed throughout Nicosia throughout the day due to events, with the Police advising the public to avoid inconvenience.
As stated in a Police announcement, due to the holding of the Cyprus Road Races Grand Prix, organized by KOEAS, from 8am. today all four traffic lanes of Strovolos Avenue will be closed, from its junction with Pavlou Mela Street, to its junction with Athalassas Avenue. Both left lanes of Strovolos Avenue will be closed to traffic, from its junction with Athalassas Avenue, to the intersection with Archiepiskou Kyprianou Street (Agrotis bookstore). Vehicle traffic on this section of the road will be two-way, on the other two lanes of the road.
Closed due to the carnival parade of the Municipality of Aglantzia, it will remain from 8 am. until 4 p.m. today, Kyrenia Avenue in Aglantzia. The road will be closed from its junction with Limassol Avenue, up to its junction with Archaion Solon Street.
In the other areas, there is no problem that seriously affects traffic. However, works carried out in some parts of the road network may affect the smooth movement of vehicles.
Those who will travel in the mountainous areas are urged to be especially careful, since due to frost that is likely to exist, the roads can be slippery and dangerous.
It is also noted that for the purpose of decongesting traffic in Troodos Square, bus drivers are requested to follow the following routes on weekends:
• From Limassol: From the Limassol – Platron road, park in front of Troodos square, in a place indicated to them by a member of the Police.
• From Nicosia: From the crossroads in Karvounas, head towards Saitta and then via the Limassol – Platron road, towards Troodos Square, where you will park before Troodos Square, in a place indicated by member of the Police.
• From the Morphou area: From the Prodromos roundabout, head towards Trooditissa and then via the Limassol – Platron road, towards Troodos square, where you will park before Troodos Square, in a place that will be indicated to them by a member of the Police.