The streets of the colonial city close on Monday for the book fair




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Santo Domingo.- The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the National Institute of Transit and Land Transport (INTRANT) and the National District City Hall, announces the closure of specific streets of the Colonial City for the celebration of the 24th Fair Santo Domingo Book International 2022.

Although this major event does not start until April 23 and ends on May 2, traffic restriction measures in the historic center of Santo Domingo will be put in place from Monday April 18 to Friday May 6, to allow organizers to set up and dismantle equipment and pavilions, as well as for the celebration of this literary and cultural festival.

Las Damas and Isabel la Católica streets will remain partially closed from 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 18, from their intersections with Padre Billini street to the corner with Las Mercedes street.

Access to both streets will be controlled with vehicle passes for residents and businesses in this area, which will be semi-pedestrian until Friday, May 6.

The ministry said there will be flexibility in terms of access to regular activities carried out in bars, hotels, restaurants and homes in the affected areas, so as not to interfere with the daily routine of businesses and homes. private.

The ministry also informed that regular traffic will be maintained along the other streets and access roads of the colonial city, in order to ensure that the circulation of vehicles and pedestrians in the area is not affected.

The Ministry of Culture added that it would soon provide more details on the logistical aspects of accessing the site of the fair.

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