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Friday, February 3, 2023

Roads in Madrid, Valencia, Murcia, Cantabria and on the borders with France have complications



The roads in the Autonomous Community of Madrid, the Autonomous Community of Valencia, the Region of Murcia, Cantabria and on the borders with France are currently experiencing complications during the start of the special traffic operation on the occasion of the August 15 public holiday and the change of fortnight. as reported by the DGT at around 16:20.

In particular, an accident in Valencia complicated the A-7 near Moncada, where an overturned truck was held up for more than 5 kilometers. In addition, the “peeper effect”, the curiosity of drivers, also makes traffic in the opposite direction more difficult.

Another accident in Madrid is making traffic difficult on the A-3 near Fuentidueña de Tajo and in the Murcia region on the A-7, another accident is making traffic hard on the Lorca towards Almería.

Likewise, the main exits from Madrid on the A-1 in the areas of the Jarama Circuit and in Toledo on the A-5 in Calypo Fado present complications.

Traffic is also sluggish on the borders with France, both in Irún on the AP-8 and in La Junquera on the AP-7.

Finally, in Cantabria, on the complications of the A-67 towards Torrelavega.

The Directorate-General for Transport forecasts more than 7 million journeys on the road for the coming weekend, 2.19 percent more than last year.

This Friday at 3:00 p.m. and until 00:00 next Monday begins the August 15 special operation launched by the General Directorate of Transport to cover the 7,070,000 movements planned for these days, which compares to 2.19 Percent more are to the current data for 2021.

Thanks to the celebration of the national holiday August 15 on Monday, this long weekend, the return trips to change the two weeks of the holiday month of August are complemented by the short-distance trips that take place to places where folk festivals take place as well as those in coastal towns and Beaches or in second home areas as these are a few days of free time and weekend rest within the typical holiday month of August.


Source europapress.es

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