Several trucks are parked in San Juan

Several trucks are parked in San Juan
Several trucks are parked in San Juan

He Cristo Redentor Pass has already been closed for 12 days due to heavy snowfall that are recorded in the Mountain range which has caused the Truck parking capacity is at its limit in Mendoza and asked to rely on San Juan and Mendoza.
José Maldonado, president of UPROCAM (Union of Truck Owners) He assured Diario Zonda that “the San Juan transporters who travel to Chili, “They did not directly move from their homes until the weather conditions improve, although there are surely several who are stranded on the Chilean side without being able to cross.”
Since last Saturday, San Juan joined the restrictions after the request for collaboration from the authorities of Mendoza and therefore the Directorate of Planning and Control of Road Safety, together with a Public-Private Coordination Committee made up of the Secretariat of Security, Ministry of Production and Freight Transport Business Associationsdetermined strategic points as shelter places or parking lots so that drivers can access the minimum and essential services, such as bathrooms and nearby places to buy food.

Those places are the Police Control of San Carlos, National Route 40 and intersection with National Route 153 of Media Agua, Route 40 and Calle 6, that is, in the parking lot of the San Juan del Bicentenario Stadium.

Maldonado explained that “Mendoza implemented a protocol of action with the retention of trucks at 10 pre-established points along Route 7, but which is close to exhausting its capacity, which is why it relies on San Juan.
The trucks that park in San Juan are those that come from Tucumán, Paraguay and Bolivia“. This measure had been planned for the weekend, but the weather forecast anticipates that it will continue to snow heavily between this Monday and Tuesday, the sun would appear on Wednesday but it would rain again on Thursday.
The transportation of cargo from San Juan to Chile mainly affects that of lime, ventonite and ceramics.


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