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Message for U.S. Citizens
February 9, 2024

U.S. Citizens Message 751x451


Demonstration Alert: Traffic Disruptions (February 9, 2024)


Location: Throughout Spain, and especially areas surrounding Madrid.

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place over the next several weeks in various cities across Spain. Spanish farmers intend to protest while riding their tractors on major roads and throughfares. These demonstrations have the potential to significantly impact road access entering Madrid and other big cities, as well as movement within the cities.

Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates.

Madrid City Council website
Emergency information service Madrid Region
Madrid real time monitoring
National Traffic Administration


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    +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
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