HGV restrictions in Catalonia
Owing to forecasts of significant increases in traffic volume on the 9th and 11th of September, an additional restriction has been introduced on some road and motorway sections for vehicles or combinations of vehicles with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tons, which are required to use the right lane and must not overtake other vehicles and drive faster than 80 km/h.
The restriction on Friday, September 9, will apply on:
➖ the AP-7 motorway, between KP 126, exit 12B at La Roca del Vallés, Granollers and the junction with the C-60 in La Roca del Vallés, and KP 172, exit 25 at Martorell and the junction with the A-2 in the Motoresll commune, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM;
➖ the AP-7 motorway in the territory of Terres de l’Ebre, where there are only two lanes, between KP 257, exit 35 at Vila-seca, Salou, Reus S. and Port Aventura, in the municipality of Vila-seca, and KP 344,8 the border between Tarragona and Castellón, in the municipality of Ulldecona, from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
The restriction on Sunday, September 11, from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM will apply on:
➖ the northbound C-32, between KP 114, at the junction 113 at Canet de Mar, in the municipality of Canet de Mar, and KP 84.5, at the junction with the B-20, in the municipality of Montgat.
➖ the northbound AP-7 motorway, between KP 111.1, exit 11 at Sant Celoni and Montseny in the commune of Sant Celoni, and KP 133.8, exit 13 at Granollers, Montornès del Vallès and Vilanova del Vallés, in the municipality of Montornès del Vallès;
➖ the southbound AP-7 motorway, between KP 158, where the B-30 joins the AP-7, in the commune of de Sant Cugat del Vallés, and KP 213 in the commune of Banyeres del Penedès, the fork junction AP-7 / AP-2
➖ the B-23, between KP 8, exit 8 at Sant Feliu de Llobregat and Molins de Rei Sud, in the municipality of Sant Feliu de Llobregat, and KP 15.5 on the B 23, at the junction with the AP-7, in the municipality of Castellbisbal.