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Cuts to traffic in Benidorm for the recreation of the Normandy Landing

Written by on September 27, 2018

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Article Written & Published By: Diario Informacion
Translated from Spanish to English

Cuts to traffic in Benidorm for the recreation of the Normandy Landing

A section of the street Mayor Jose Such will be closed from tomorrow until Sunday and from Friday will prevent access to cars in part of San Pedro Street and Spanish Armada

The recreation of the Normandy Landing in Benidorm, which will take place this weekend at the Poniente beach and where up to 300 extras will participate , will force cuts to traffic from tomorrow, as reported by the municipal area of ​​Mobility.

Thus, from tomorrow until next Sunday, October 30, the stretch of Calle Alcalde José Such, between Almendros and Maravall , will be closed to general traffic .

In addition, between Friday 28 and Sunday 30, vehicle traffic will also be restricted on San Pedro Street between Maravall and Jaime I Avenue, and on the stretch of Armada Española Avenue that runs between Jaime I and Xixo avenues .

From Mobility have indicated that access to residents of the farms affected by the cutting of the Spanish Armada Avenue, as well as public transport and the discretionary destination within the affected section will be allowed.

The scheduled events

The central act will take place on Saturday, September 29, where the military intervention of the Allied troops will be recreated on June 6, 1944 on the French coast.

However, activities parallel to this representation will begin one day before, on Friday 28, and end on Sunday 30.

As explained a few days ago the president of the association, Antonio Lalaguna, throughout the weekend there will be exhibitions of military uniforms, the Armed Forces and State Security Corps, military parades with vehicles, camps of time and several historical recreations in some points of the city.

The disembarkation itself will be on Saturday starting at 6:00 pm and a warship will arrive from it, arriving from the naval base of Cartagena.

On Sunday there will be a second landing, which will recreate the Operation Avalanche, which recalls the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II. There will also be a parachute jump from the Air Force.

The musical program of Dr. Bogarde and the recreation of Café París in 1944 are also included in the program of events.

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