Road delays expected over holiday weekend

29th October 2004, Comments 0 comments

29 October 2004, MADRID - Delays were already building up Friday on Spanish roads as holidaymakers left for the three-day break, traffic authorities said.

29 October 2004

MADRID - Delays were already building up Friday on Spanish roads as holidaymakers left for the three-day break, traffic authorities said.

Five million people are expected to take to the roads this weekend to take advantage of the public holiday on Monday 1 November, for All Saints Day.

The General Traffic Authority (DGT) said the worst delays were in Spain's major cities, especially in Barcelona and Madrid.

In Barcelona, there were traffic jams on the B-20 in Espulgues de Llobregat, Sant Boi de Llobregat, and on the B-10 in Hospitalet and Sant Adria de Besos.

There were also hold-ups outside the city in Terrasa, Montcada and Reixac on the C-58.

In Madrid there were delays on the A-6 near Las Matas and on the A-2 in San Fernando de Henares.

The DGT provides free travel information at www.dgt.es, or  teletext on TVE page 600, Tele 5 page 540, Antena 3 page  410, mobile telephone Movistar 505/404/e-mocion, Amena 2221, Vodafone 141 and WAP http://www.dgt.es/index.wml.

Or you can call 900 123 505.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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