Farmers’ protest expands nationwide, blocks highways, targets Barcelona

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The C-17 road in Parets del Vallès, Barcelona was blocked by tractors on February 6, 2024. The farmers are protesting to make their demands heard. The protest has caused disruptions in Logroño, with around 250 tractors blocking streets and entrances. Traffic in Logroño is affected, with problems in accessing industrial estates and communications with Oyón (Álava).

Protesters from Catalonia are heading towards Barcelona to concentrate in front of the Department of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda of the Generalitat. In Castilla-La Mancha, the A-42 towards Toledo has been cut off at the height of Illescas. On the first day of protests, all the radial highways that passed through the Autonomous Community were cut off, causing incidents at various points.

In Castilla la Mancha, several roads remain closed due to agricultural mobilizations. The columns of protesters will enter Barcelona through the Diagonal, the Meridiana, and the Ronda Litoral to the Gran Via, in order to go to the headquarters of the Ministry. Several groups of protesters have spent the night on the road to achieve this.

The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) has reported this morning on the roads that are already affected by the protesters, with several sections of AP7 with delays and cuts. Specifically, in Tarragona (Amposta) and in Girona (Báscara and San Julián de Ramis). The Catalan Transit Service has reported that several roads remain closed due to mobilizations. In Girona, the AP-7 at Sant Julià Ramis. In central Catalonia, the C-17 in Vic and Masies de Voltregà, the C-25 in Manresa, Sallent and Gurb and the C-16 in St. Fruitós B. and Sallent are paralyzed. In Vallès the C-17 in Mollet towards Vic is closed.

The protest has caused disruptions in Logroño, with around 250 tractors blocking streets and entrances. Traffic in Logroño is affected, with problems in accessing industrial estates and communications with Oyón (Álava). The farmers are protesting to make their demands heard. Protesters from Catalonia are heading towards Barcelona to concentrate in front of the Department of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda of the Generalitat. In Castilla-La Mancha, the A-42 towards Toledo has been cut off at the height of Illescas. On the first day of protests, all the radial highways that passed through the Autonomous Community were cut off, causing incidents at various points.

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