The high-capacity highways of Catalonia registered queues of more than 60 kilometers at four in the afternoon this Thursday in the operation that started at the festival of Sant Joan. The largest traffic jam is located on the AP-7 in the direction of Tarragona, where there are up to 27 kilometers of retention between Sant Andreu de la Barca and Santa Perpètua de Mogoda.
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In a northerly direction, towards Girona, there are 20 kilometers of queue that start in Granollers and reach Cerdanyola del Vallès. The other source of congestion is found on the A-2, in the direction of Lleida, where there are 18 kilometers of retention between Castellbisbal and Sant Joan Despí.
Congestion also dot other points on the road map such as the B-23, in Papiol towards Tarragona, where there are 8 kilometers of traffic jam, or the C-32 in Sitges, with 11 kilometers.
The retentions already begin at the exits of the city of Barcelona, according to the Servei Català de Trànsit, which points out that the Ronda Litoral has 11 kilometers of heavy traffic. The same happens in the Ronda de Dalt, where there are more than 10 kilometers of retentions.
The bulk of these traffic jams began just after lunchtime, but the day has already started loaded on the AP-7, where this morning there were delays of 9 kilometers due to an accident without serious injuries.