the closure of a number of main visitors routes begins on May 17 | EUROtoday

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PFor Parisian motorists, visitors issues will actually be felt from May 17. It is in truth from this date that three main visitors routes in Paris will likely be closed to visitors. This is the north-south axis of Place de la Concorde, the Alexandre-III bridge and Avenue Gallieni, which crosses the lawns of the Esplanade des Invalides. Details may be discovered on the city halls of the 7e and eighte districts of the capital, the place the roads which will likely be briefly closed are positioned.

These closures ought to enable the tip of the set up of a number of short-term websites which can host a number of occasions of the Olympic Games (from July 26 to August 11) and Paralympic Games (from August 28 to September 8), from the Champ-de-Mars as a substitute de la Concorde, passing by the Trocadéro, the Eiffel Tower, the Esplanade des Invalides and the Alexandre-III bridge.

Three main closed axes

The first closure will happen on the Place de la Concorde aspect the place the BMX freestyle, break dancing, skateboarding and three x 3 basketball occasions will happen. If a number of axes have already been closed, the axis -north south (from Madeleine in direction of the National Assembly) can even be closed to visitors from May 17. And from 1er June, all visitors on Place de la Concorde will likely be closed to autos, cyclists and pedestrians! 1er July, the Carrousel bridge will likely be closed and on July 15, it is going to be the flip of the Royal bridge to be closed to visitors. We should wait till September 7 for a partial reopening of visitors.

READ ALSO Paris 2024 Olympic Games: perimeters, visitors… Paris minimize in two earlier than the opening ceremonyThe second closure is predicted on the aspect of the Alexandre-III bridge which can host marathon swimming occasions (former open water swimming), triathlon and street biking. From May 17, autos will not have the ability to cross the bridge (however pedestrians will have the ability to proceed crossing it). Its reopening just isn’t scheduled till September 20.

Finally, the third closure may be discovered on the left financial institution of the Seine, alongside avenue du Maréchal-Gallieni, which cuts the esplanade in two, from the Alexandre-III bridge to the Hôtel des Invalides. Indeed, the lawns will host archery and biking occasions and the end of the marathon. The Bleuet-de-France roundabout will likely be closed from May 30. The reopening of the avenue is not going to be efficient till September 25. Good luck till then!