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02 Oct 2018 | 05:31 AM UTC

Argentina: Road closures in Buenos Aires for Youth Olympic Games Oct. 1-31

Argentina News Alert

Road closures and traffic disruptions expected in Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games from October 1-31

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/1/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/31/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires


Road closures and public transportation adjustments are planned in Buenos Aires for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games from Monday, October 1, through October 31. The games will be held from Saturday, October 6, to October 18, with events primarily taking place at the "Olympic Corridor" and Parque Roca. Opening ceremonies will be held at the Obelisco de Buenos Aires and the closing ceremony is to take place at the Youth Olympic Village.

Primary areas of street closures include 9 de Julio Avenue, Corrientes Avenue, and Roca Avenue, along with areas around Lago de Regatas. Further street closures will occur as sporting events take place across the city. Bus routes will also be affected, particularly the 9 de Julio Avenue and Diagonal Norte lines, along with five subway stations: Carlos Pelligrini, Lavalle, Diagonal Norte, Tribunales, and 9 de Julio. Most road closures will end on October 22, though some routes will remain affected until the end of the month.


Individuals in Buenos Aires should monitor updates to the situation and anticipate transportation disruptions and transit delays.


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