Bison smart had announced it: this Sunday which marks the end of the Ascension weekend would be “the busiest of the year”. At the end of the afternoon, more than 900 km of accumulated traffic jams were recorded at the national level, the organization said. This last had clified “black” this day in the direction of returns on “all the main axes of the country”.
Traffic jams late into the evening
The peak was recorded at 4:30 p.m., where 926 km of cumulative traffic jams were recorded. At midday, Bison futé had observed more than 500 km of accumulated traffic jams at the national level. The difficulties the most important were recorded on the A7 (Marseille to Lyon) and the A10 (Aquitaine), with more than 100 km of traffic jams for each of them, as well as on the A75 (Clermont-Ferrand to Béziers), with nearly 90 congestion.
Bison smart foresees congestion until very late in the evening, particularly in Île-de-France but also between Paris and Normandy or Brittany, in Centre-Val-de-Loire, between Lyon or Toulouse and the Mediterranean, between Lille and the northern beaches, between Bordeaux and the Aquitaine or Charente coast, Spain and Andorra.
It is advisable to avoid Paris until 9 p.m., the A10 between Bordeaux and Paris until midnight, or the A7 between Marseille and Lyon until midnight as well.