Since last night, farmers in Spain have blocked the AP-7, the main connection with France

Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 27, 2024

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Spanish farmers have escalated their protests by blocking the AP-7 motorway, the main road connection between Spain and France, particularly in Pontós, Girona. This has resulted in traffic diversions and jams from Viladesens to Orriols and from Vilamalla to Far d'Empordà. The blockades are part of a larger day of protests by farmers, affecting major connections in Catalonia. Additionally, the A-2 highway in the Lleida town of Soses has been cut off by fifty tractors.
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The main road connection between Spain and France, the AP-7 motorway, is blocked after farmers advanced the protest scheduled for this Tuesday and began the first cuts shortly after midnight. According to the Servei Català de Trànsit, currently the concentration of tractors and protesters is concentrated in Pontós (Girona) and traffic is diverted through exit 4 (Figueres Sur) in the south direction and through exit 5 (L'Escala) in the north. . The farmers also cause traffic jams on the N-II from Viladesens to Orriols and from Vilamalla to the Far d'Empordà, all in the same area close to the border and where the farmers were initially summoned at 8:00 a.m. The retentions extend to the N-IIa from Figueres to Vilamalla and the blockades at border crossings are scheduled at 10:00 in other prominent ...
Source: PEefeagro
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