Traffic: residents report long congestion and inconvenience after road flooding in Ananindeua | For


Residents report flooding and disruption after rain in Ananindeua

On Monday afternoon (1st), heavy rain caused several points of flooding and disruption to residents of Ananindeua, in the metropolitan region of Belém.

The two main roads that give access to the municipality, BR-316 and Avenida Independência, had their lanes invaded by the strong water that accumulated, blocking some points and leaving a long traffic jam.

According to the Waze traffic application, which monitors congestion, a long line of vehicles faced slowdowns in both directions of BR-316 and Avenida Independência.

1 of 2 Congestion on BR-316 after heavy rain — Photo: Reproduction/Waze
Congestion on BR-316 after heavy rain — Photo: Reproduction/Waze

2 of 2 Congestion Avenida Indepêndencia — Photo: Reproduction/Waze
Congestion Avenida Indepêndencia — Photo: Reproduction/Waze

According to residents of the region, the problem is already common and always repeats itself when it rains. Some images were shared on social media and also show the supermarket parking lot, located in Cidade Nova V, completely flooded.

g1 requested information from Ananindeua City Hall about the situation in the region and is awaiting feedback. In a statement, the Metropolitan Transport Management Center reported that it carried out cleaning and dredging of the Toras canal, called “Uriboca”, throughout the month of February and March.

The NGTM also detailed that the first stage of drainage of BR-316 with Independência and the Toras canal begins this week, and clarified that flooding existed on the road before the work began. And the restructuring project aims to avoid this type of situation.

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