Black dot traffic for the big departures in August. Starting this afternoon, traffic is expected to increase steadily along the Anas network (FS Italiane Group). In particular, Viabilità Italia provides a red sticker, starting from today and black stamp in the morning of tomorrow, August 6, with increasing movements towards the main directions. The badge turns red starting from the afternoon of Saturday 6 August and throughout Sunday, 7 August, with heavy traffic for the last departures of this first August weekend. The complete overview of the summer stickers is available on the Anas website.
The affected sections are, in a southerly direction, the main routes towards the holiday resorts, in particular along the Adriatic, Tyrrhenian and Ionian ridges and at the border crossings in the direction of France, Slovenia and Croatia, and out of urban centers and for the numerous movements locals. Furthermore, a consistent flow of traffic is expected in the vicinity of urban centers, especially starting from late Sunday afternoon, coinciding with weekend returns.
Today from 16.00 to 22.00, tomorrow Saturday 6 August from 8 to 22 and Sunday 7 August from 7.00 to 22.00 the heavy vehicle transit ban.
The traffic will concern in particular the main tourist itineraries: the A2 “Autostrada del Mediterraneo” which crosses Campania, Basilicata and Calabria; state roads 106 Jonica and 18 Tirrena Inferiore in Calabria; the A19 Palermo-Catania and A29 Palermo-Mazara del Vallo motorways in Sicily; the state road 131 Carlo Felice in Sardinia; the state road 148 Pontina nel Lazio, a particularly busy artery which together with the SS7 “Appia” ensures connections between Rome and the tourist resorts of lower Lazio; the E45 itinerary (SS675 and SS3 bis) which involves Umbria, Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and connects the north east with central Italy; the main roads SS1 Aurelia (Lazio, Tuscany and Liguria), SS16 Adriatica (Puglia, Molise, Abruzzo, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto).
Finally, in the north, the RA13 and RA14 motorway junctions in Friuli Venezia Giulia towards the border crossings, the SS36 of Lake Como and Spluga in Lombardy, the SS45 of Val Trebbia in Liguria, the SS26 of the Valle D’Aosta and the SS309 Romea between Emilia Romagna and Veneto and the SS 51 of Alemagna in Veneto. (HANDLE).