Hundreds of vehicles from jungle and mountains of the Junín region, as well as from the east of the country to Lima and vice versa, were stranded for more than 8 hours on the Central Highway. This was due to the mistake of a tank car that was transporting ammonium nitrate emulsion.
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Two days. As it was learned, traffic congestion occurred at kilometer 100+70 due to the oversight of a tanker loaded with hazardous material at Km.87 Ocatara tunnel on the Central Highway. The interprovincial transport buses that carried passengers and left on Saturday at night from Satipo, Chanchamayo, Oxapampa they just moved from the place of congestion on Sunday afternoon. The same thing happened with travelers from Tingo María, Huánuco and other provinces in the central and eastern part of the country.
On Saturday morning, a tanker that was carrying out work for the concession company got confused and overturned at kilometer 87 + 150, so the pass was closed. However, by 4:00 in the afternoon it was reported that after 6 hours a lane of the road was released to start with restricted traffic.
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Around 8:00 am yesterday, Deviandes issued a statement again signaling “the closure to start the transfer of hazardous material from the clueless tanker”, which was maintained at the close of this edition. The Vehicular congestion between km 100 and 70, worsened because the carriers themselves did not respect their lane in an attempt to pass.