Great day of departure, this Saturday July 22 is classified red by Bison Futé. At noon, the site lists more than 800 kilometers of accumulated traffic jams. La Dépêche du Midi reports on the state of the traffic.
Traffic on the motorways of France promises to be particularly busy this weekend of July 22-23. Whether it is to get to the coast or to the mountains, many holidaymakers find themselves driving on the network, causing more than 800 kilometers of traffic jams at noon.
Unsurprisingly, in the direction Paris-Orléans-Tours, we drive with difficulty. Nevertheless, it improves after the city of Tours. In the east of the territory, the retentions are very high. Bison Futé also has more than 140 kilometers of traffic jams in the region, more than half of which on theA7 motorway.
Significant slowdowns should be noted, for example on the A61 motorway, direction Narbonne. Allow almost two hours to reach the Mediterranean, instead of the usual 70 minutes.
- The A7 between Lyon and Orange and the A50 between Marseille and Toulon will be two axes that are usually very congested. On the A7, traffic is like an accordion. At 11am, it took 3h55 to reach Orange from the south of Lyon, due to an accident between a car and a heavy goods vehicle.
- Still to the east, access to Mont Blanc Tunnel of France is very slow “most of the day. »
To the south, on the A9 motorway between Perthus and Orangetraffic is also between Béziers and Narbonne, accumulating more than 150 kilometers of traffic jams, the majority of which is located in the Pyrénées-Orientales.
- An accident causes a sharp slowdown at the entrance to Fronignant in the direction of Spain.
- The Poitiers-Bordeaux axis is also affected by traffic jams
- In the direction of New Aquitaine, vehicles circulate more or less normally.
In the return direction, there is no particular alert to report. In the direction of departures, traffic should ease in the late afternoon after 5 p.m.