nearly 300 km of traffic jams, the N118 closed

In Yvelines, nearly 800 heavy goods vehicles are currently stored, including 600 in Saint-Arnoult, to prevent possible traffic difficulties.

Nearly 300 kilometers of traffic jams were recorded Wednesday at 7:30 am on the highways and national roads of Ile-de-France. A situation “almost normal“Despite the snowy episode in the region, told AFP Alain Monteil, director of roads in Ile-de-France (Dirif).

In Yvelines, nearly 800 heavy goods vehicles are currently stored, including 600 in Saint-Arnoult, to prevent possible traffic difficulties. An accident involving a heavy semi-trailer of 400 tonnes on the N12 (Yvelines) is “currently being processed»But a traffic lane remains open on this axis, according to Dirif. “The network is walkable but we ask motorists to be very careful, especially on ramps and expressways because temperatures will drop further.», Indicated Alain Monteil.

The accumulation of traffic jams in Ile-de-France Sytadin screenshot

N118 closed

In the Yvelines, the temperature can drop to -5 ° Wednesday and -10 ° overnight from Wednesday to Thursday, depending on the prefecture. The N118, one of the main black spots in Ile-de-France during bad weather, remains closed Wednesday morning to all users “time to clear the road», Added the prefecture.

During a previous snowy episode in February 2018, 950 vehicles, or nearly 2,000 people, were blocked by snow at night on this road with marked slopes, which connects Ulis (Essonne) to the southwest of Paris. In the other departments of Ile-de-France, no difficulty is to be recorded for the moment on the main roads.

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“No problem” in the railway

On the public transport side, “pAt the moment, there is no problem on the train but the buses are at the stop», Said the president of the Ile-de-France region, Valérie Pécresse, this morning on Cnews. About a hundred bus lines have in fact been canceled. At 7.15 am, no Transdev bus was running in Essonne.

School transport is suspended in the departments of Essonne, Val-d’Oise, Yvelines and Seine-et-Marne. The distance learning courses are therefore “privileged»In these departments but a minimum reception will be provided in each establishment for the students who would not have a solution, according to the rectorate of Versailles.

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