A6 motorway (Cyprus)
A6 Highway diagram
|Length:||66 km (41 mi)|
|From:||Polemidia and Troodos Junction, Limassol|
|Anatoliko Interchange to Polis via A7 (under planning)|
|Regions:||Limassol District, Paphos District|
The A6 highway (locally referred to as the Limassol – Paphos highway, Greek: Αυτοκινητόδρομος Λεμεσού - Πάφου) marked the ending of an ambitious government project to link all the main cities on the island with modern four-lane, high-speed highways. It is 66 km long and is free of any at-grade intersections. It links Limassol, the largest port (and second largest city) on the island, and Paphos, the top tourist destination on the island. It was completed in 2006 when the Polemidia and Troodos junction upgrade was completed. It features two two-lane 950 m tunnels (one in each direction), the only road tunnels on the island, and a 110 m tall, 550 m long bridge, at Petra Tou Romiou area. Some minor improvements have been made since completion, and many more are being planned. A new highway, A7, is planned to link Paphos and Polis, a small municipality 33 km north. The A7 highway will be connected to the A6 hardly 5 km outside Paphos entrance.