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The DGT traffic authority forecasts 4.9 million journeys over the May bank holiday, a 2 % boost on last year

Hold ups on the exits of the big cities and access roads to the coasts. The unique operation starts a 3pm today and ends midnight Monday.

The autonomous communities of Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Castilla y León and Extremadura move the May 1 festival to Monday. In addition the neighborhood of Madrid Monday is feast for the city’s client saint.Most of the journeys will be in the tourist zones of coast and shoreline, mainly Andalucía and the Levante, mountain tourist zones, experience sports, camping and second residences.On especially hectic roads the DGT plans using cones for reversible and extra lanes where suitable, and all roadworks will paralysed on figured out roads in addition to restrictions on heavy goods trucks transferring harmful cargos at specific times of the day.Equally, alternative paths from departure to destination to prevent the

traffic black areas which are flexible to the road traffic demands.The usual additional controls on speed, alcohol and drugs will run over the long weekend and updates will be across the social networks and on the DGT page on YouTube.( 888011000110888) Hold ups on the exits of the large cities and access roadways to the coasts.

The special operation starts a 3pm today and ends midnight Monday.