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Average vehicle flow in the 13th Street corridor

At this time, it is reported that a vehicular flow of medium intensity in the 13th Street corridor, both in the west and east direction. This marks an important point for drivers who are traveling on this road and returning to Bogotá within the framework of the festive long weekend.

It is relevant to highlight that on Monday, November 6, the Regional Peak and Plate will be applied in Bogotá. This measure restricts the circulation of vehicles in the city and is applied at the nine entrances to the Colombian capital.

Road authorities call for caution and responsibility while driving.

Road authorities call for caution and responsibility while driving - credit @BogotáTransito/X
Road authorities call for caution and responsibility while driving - credit @BogotáTransito/X

Return plan with mobility flowing in the Autosur corridor

At this time, the return plan in the South highway corridor presents a situation of fluid mobility in both road directions. Drivers who are returning to Bogotá or traveling on this important road are experiencing a more agile traffic and without major congestion.

Road authorities urge drivers to plan their trips and take additional precautionary measures due to the high influx of vehicles on this return date. Road safety is a priority, so it is rrecommends maintaining caution behind the wheel and respect traffic signs.

Mobility is expected to continue flowing throughout the day, but it is essential that drivers are aware of the restrictions and current regulations to avoid fines.

The return plan in the Southern highway corridor presents a situation of fluid mobility in both road directions - credit Infobae
The return plan in the Southern highway corridor presents a situation of fluid mobility in both road directions - credit Infobae

High traffic flow on the North Highway in Bogotá

At this time, a high traffic flow has been reported in the Northern Highway corridor in the city of Bogotá. Drivers entering the city are experiencing significant traffic on this important thoroughfare.

The traffic authorities recalled that holiday Monday is the All Saints Day, and as part of the traffic measures implemented in the city, the Regional Peak and Plate is in force at the 9 entrances to Bogotá. This means that the vehicle restriction will be applied according to the license plate number at each of these entrances.

The Northern Highway corridor has a high level of vehicular flow for people entering the capital - credit @BogotaTransito/X
The Northern Highway corridor has a high level of vehicular flow for people entering the capital - credit @BogotaTransito/X

Bidirectional traffic on the road to Llano

Coviandina, the concessionaire in charge of the road network in the region towards the Llano, informs drivers about the current conditions of the road. Bidirectional traffic has been implemented in the Reborn tunnel, which allows the passage of vehicles in both directions. This measure extends from kilometer 65+000 in La Pala to kilometer 71+500 in Pipiral.

In addition, to guarantee the safety and fluidity of cargo vehicle traffic, a process of step one by one through the military bridges in Naranjal. This measure seeks to prevent road accidents and facilitate the movement of these vehicles in the area.

The road to Llano maintains bidirectional traffic for vehicles traveling on this highway between Bogotá and Villavicencio - credit @CoviandinaSAS/x
The road to Llano maintains bidirectional traffic for vehicles traveling on this highway between Bogotá and Villavicencio - credit @CoviandinaSAS/x

Tragic crash on the La LĂ­nea highway: two dead and twelve injured

A tragic accident occurred in Alto de La LĂ­nea, when a cargo vehicle lost control at kilometer 8 while heading from Cajamarca to Calarca. The truck collided with four cars and fell into the abyss.

According to the Calarcá fire commander, captain Javier Arconde, It appears that the cargo vehicle experienced brake failure, which led to this terrible collision. The accident left 12 people injured, two of whom were taken to hospital. San Juan de Dios de Armenia Hospital and ten to the Coffee Clinic. Tragically, two people lost their lives at the scene of the accident.

The rescue teams managed save the truck driver, who was rescued alive. According to eyewitnesses, at least one of the fatalities was on top of the truck. It was also reported that one of the vehicles affected by the truck also fell into the abyss.

The road between Cajamarca and Calarcá, in the direction of descent, is currently closed due to the aftermath of this devastating accident. Authorities continue to investigate the circumstances that led to this tragedy in Alto de La Línea.

A truck ran out of brakes at kilometer 8 of the Alto de la LĂ­nea road - credit @TransitoBta/X
A truck ran out of brakes at kilometer 8 of the Alto de la LĂ­nea road - credit @TransitoBta/X

The reversible begins in the Seventh race

At around 4:15 pm the reversible system is put into operation on Carrera Septima, from the 245th street to 180th street, in a north-south direction. This measure aims to streamline the flow of traffic in one of the most important road arteries in the city.

Reversibility is a mobility strategy that allows changing the direction of traffic on a road during certain hours of the day, in order to adapt it to the traffic demand at different times. In this case, Carrera SĂ©ptima becomes a north-south road to facilitate the movement of drivers heading to the south of the city.

It begins reversible on Carrera SĂ©ptima, from 245th Street to 180th Street, heading north - south - credit @BogotaTransito/X
It begins reversible on Carrera SĂ©ptima, from 245th Street to 180th Street, heading north - south - credit @BogotaTransito/X

This is how the Regional Peak and Plate will be held

It is applied on holiday Mondays to regulate the entry and circulation of vehicles in the entrance corridors to the city. This measure will come into force from 12 noon and will extend until 8 at night, according to the vehicle's license plate number.

This restriction aims to alleviate traffic congestion on holidays and ensure more efficient flow on the city's access roads. The authorities invite road actors to make sure they plan their trip in advance to avoid setbacks.

This is the mobility schedule for the holiday on November 6, 2023 - credit @SectorMovilidad/X
This is the mobility schedule for the holiday on November 6, 2023 - credit @SectorMovilidad/X

Recommendations from the authorities

The Bogotá Mobility Secretariat reminds all people who plan to travel along the different road corridors that on holiday Monday, November 6, there will be a regional peak and plate.

“We recommend that travelers drive with caution, respecting traffic rules and speed limits to avoid accidents and penalties,” said the Ministry of Mobility.

During the return plan, the authorities remind people that on Monday there will be a regional peak and plate - credit @SectorMovilidad/X
During the return plan, the authorities remind people that on Monday there will be a regional peak and plate - credit @SectorMovilidad/X

Closure on the Via Calamar - Barranquilla

According to the information provided by InvĂ­as, one of the road developments on Sunday, November 5, was reported in the Atlantic. There is a temporary closure in the Ponedera sector on the VĂ­a Calamar - Barranquilla. For now, not many details are known about it.

InvĂ­as confirmed that there is a temporary closure on the Calamar - Barranquilla road - credit INVĂŤAS
InvĂ­as confirmed that there is a temporary closure on the Calamar - Barranquilla road - credit INVĂŤAS

Mobility report

According to the latest report from the authorities, for now the main road corridors are flowing normally in the Colombian capital.

The main road corridors flow normally - credit @BogotaTransito/X
The main road corridors flow normally - credit @BogotaTransito/X

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