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Boulevard Reconstruction

Work on the boulevard is mostly finished. This is how it looks now.


Anonymous said…
Thanks for the picture.

I wonder if they're going to put lane markers anytime soon.
ourmanintirana said…
There is a kind of lane marking between the two directions in the pattern of the tiles that make up the road surface, but you can only see it if you look closely.
Adela&Radu said…
it looks like they have done a really nice job. the lanes are more a matter of painting, which will come eventually. meanwhile, drive at your own risk.
Anonymous said…
I thought that had to be would be a pedestrian only area, or at least with a limited access.
ourmanintirana said…
Not even the footpaths in Tirana are pedestrian only areas. Unfortunately, this is a very pedestrian unfriendly city.

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