The strong reaction of the Mayor of Voio, Christos Zefklis and the local bodies of the area, caused the operation of the side tolls of the Egnatia Odos at the Kalamia junction and the continuation of the start of the Siatista station, as well as frontal tolls.
"The residents of Voio feel that they are being punished by the State, after being asked to pay for travel within the Kozani Regional Unit and if all the tolls that have been decided are completed and operational, the route Kozani - Siatista will cost 2, 2 euro, something that is unprecedented and tragic for the place ", Mr. emphasized characteristically. Zevklis.
The Mayor of Voio made known the issue of the operation of tolls in Voio, will be discussed off the agenda, at the meeting of the Regional Council West. Macedonia to be held via video conference next Monday and added that "The implementation of the development project of Egnatia Odos, isolated the entire area of Ano Voio and there was no compensatory project for the area ".
The operation of all prescribed tolls, is expected to significantly increase the traffic load on the old National Road Kastoria-Kozani which is in poor condition, while there will be negative consequences on the number of visitors and a special financial burden on the citizens.
"We are right and we ask for the decisions to be changed for the installation and operation of side and front tolls in the area", added Mr.. Zevklis, adding that "All necessary actions will be taken, to remove the injustice committed in Voio ".