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Belgium - Tunnel temporarily closed 2018

02 January 2018

Because of maintenance the tunnels are regularly closed for traffic. To reduce the inconvenience caused, the work is done at night. Abnormal loads traffic may not follow the local diversion (outside the tunnel).

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Easter 2018 - Overview of driving bans

16 March 2018

We would like to inform you about the driving restrictions that apply during the Easter holidays. 

Belgium:

  • Driving ban from saterday 31/03/2018 at 12h00 till monday 02/04/2018 at 24h00

 

Luxemburg:

  • Driving ban from saterday 31/03/2018 at 11h30 till tuesday 03/04/2018 at 06h00

 

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New network maps available (version 12/01/2018)

12 January 2018

From now on,  you can obtain the new network maps at Marcotrans. These should allow you to prepare your routes easily.

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The port area of Rotterdam

17 November 2017

Starting today, a number of important roads in the port area of Rotterdam will be added to the annual exceptional transport permit network that allows passage to vehicles weighing up to 100 tons. In close cooperation with the Municipality of Rotterdam, Rotterdam Port Authority, TLN and RDW, agreements have been made about the conditions under which these roads can be freed for vehicles weighing up to 100 tons. 

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Explanation of article 10 of the royal decree (KB) of 02/06/2010

18 April 2013

The Abnormal Loads service has received various requests for an explanation of the new article 10 of the KB of 02 June 2010 (amended by the KB of 27 February 2013).

The information can be consulted via this link.

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Marcotrans pushes back boundaries

17 May 2017

Marcotrans bvba has decided to literally push back boundaries.

From now on, Marcotrans bvba has a branch in France: Marcotrans France. Marcotrans France will from now on take care of all journeys in France. The Marcotrans France planner is called Benoît Pannaville.

You can call upon the services of Marcotrans France on telephone number +33 (0)3 28 44 07 60. You can always contact us if you have any more queries.

 

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Standing still on N38/N333

12 May 2017

At the request of the police, it is forbidden to park or to stand still on the N38 from Poperinge to the French border. Also on the N333 in Poperinge. This applies in both directions.

It is requested to stand still or park in the Sint Jansstraat in Poperinge and if this is impossible, to stand still on the R33 or the N38 between Poperinge and Ypres.

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Flanders - Tunnels

14 February 2017

All tunnels receive regular maintenance. Each tunnel is then temporarily closed for traffic. To reduce the inconvenience caused, the work is done at night. Abnormal loads traffic may not follow the local diversion (outside the tunnel).

The width is restricted to 3 metres for traffic through one tunnel tube. 
Transports wider than 3 metres are not allowed! 
Note: for road works in the Kennedy tunnel, the exit ‘Linkeroever’ is closed to all traffic from the N70.
Consult the overview of planned closures per tunnel in 2017 on: http://www.verkeerscentrum.be/verkeersinfo/werkzaamheden/2017/overzicht-tunnelonderhoud 

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Kilometre charges from 01/04/2016

01 January 2016

01 January 2016

The ViaPass for heavy goods vehicles of more than 3.5 tons will come into force on 01 April 2016.

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