Departures from the Ascension Bridge: traffic slowed down significantly on the A61 towards Narbonne and the Toulouse ring road
This Wednesday is classified in red by Bison Futé on the occasion of departures for the Ascension bridge. What are the current traffic difficulties in the region?
There are more and more people on the highways of Occitanie. On the occasion of departures for the Ascension Bridge, several traffic difficulties are in progress, this Wednesday, May 25, at the end of the afternoon. The current difficulties at 6:00 p.m. are:
On the Toulouse ring road
Major traffic difficulties are underway on the east ring road between Toulouse south and Toulouse north. An accident between two cars and a van occurred in the Lalande interchange. Travel time is 35 mins instead of the normal 10 mins. On the west and south of the ring road, traffic is slowed between Minimes and Palays in the direction of traffic. Another traffic jam: on the A624 between Colomiers and Toulouse in both directions.
On the A61 Toulouse-Narbonne
14 km of traffic jams are underway between Montgiscard and Villefranche-de-Lauragais. The travel time between Toulouse and Narbonne is extended by one hour because of these difficulties. To make matters worse, an accident is underway between three vehicles after Carcassonne-est (km 352). Cars only pass in one lane. In the Narbonne-Toulouse direction, the journey time is 1h20 instead of 1h10.
On the A9 Orange-Narbonne
The journey time is currently 2h20 instead of 1h40 in normal times. Several slowdowns are underway between Montpellier and Béziers. In the Narbonne-Orange direction, traffic is normal at the moment. Between Narbonne and Spain, traffic is normal in both directions.
This day of Wednesday, May 25 is classified red in the direction of departures. Friday and Saturday will be green days, according to Bison Futé. Sunday is colored black. The main axes of the region will be heavily loaded due to the returns from the Ascension bridge.