Rabat - Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) has announced that Morocco’s highways will see heavy traffic on Thursday, as many are expected to travel to spend Eid Al Adha holiday with their relatives.
Rabat – Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) has announced that Morocco’s highways will see heavy traffic on Thursday, as many are expected to travel to spend Eid Al Adha holiday with their relatives.
ADM invites passengers to plan their trips beforehand, since the kingdom’s highways will receive a large number of vehicles traveling to various places across the country.
Morocco will celebrate Eid Aldha on September 1, corresponding to the Islamic month Dul Hijja 10, 1438, according to the Moroccan Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowment.
ADM said in a statement that the highways will be busy between 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, calling passengers to take precautions and to be patient. The same source added that passengers should plan their trips in advance in order to avoid the expected traffic jam.
For more information about help related to the national highways and traffic, the company has put in place an urgent call’s number (5050) in service of its passengers.
Another traffic jam is expected on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. as many people will drive back home after the three-day holiday.
The kingdom’s transportation services will be strengthened in order to meet high demand of travelers during the Eid Al Adha period.
The National Railway Board (ONCF) announced earlier that a special plan will be put in place in order to assist its clients during the holiday.
The ONCF said they plan to increase the number of trains on the main railways, notably on the Casablanca-Rabat, Fez-Marrakech-Tangier-Oujda, Nador, and Khouribga lines.