The celebration of Futebol Clube do Porto (FCP) of the title of national champion will imply traffic and parking restrictions in the vicinity of Porto City Council, on Saturday, the municipality announced this Thursday.
In a statement, the Porto City Council, which on Saturday will receive the athletes and FCP technical team after the game against Estoril (which will take place at 18:00 at Estádio do Dragão), says that the celebration will imply traffic restrictions. and parking.
The team will go up to the balcony of Paços do Concelho and celebrate with the fans the 30th conquest of the Portuguese championship.
Between 07:00 on Friday and 07:00 on Sunday, it will be prohibited to stop and park, except for authorized vehicles, at Praça do General Humberto Delgado, Avenida dos Aliados, Rua do Dr. António Luis Gomes, Rua do Estêvão, Rua da Trindade, Rua de Fernandes Tomás, Rua de Alferes Malheiro, Rua do Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Rua dos Heróis e dos Mártires de Angola, Rua de Camões, Rua de Ramalho Ortigão, Rua de Guilherme da Costa Carvalho, Rua de Rodrigues Sampaio and Rua de Alexandre Herculano.
Between 2 pm on Saturday and 7 am on Sunday, traffic will be prohibited on Rua de Camões, Rua dos Heróis e Mártires de Angola, Praça da Trindade, Rua de Alferes Malheiro, Rua do Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Rua de Fernandes Tomás, Rua do Estêvão, Rua da Trindade, Avenida dos Aliados, Rua de Ramalho Ortigão, Rua de Guilherme da Costa Carvalho, Rua de Rodrigues Sampaio, Rua do Dr. Magalhães Lemos, Rua de Elísio de Melo, Rua de Gonçalo Cristóvão, Praça da Liberdade and Praça de Almeida Garrett.
During this period, a single direction (north-south) will also be established at Rua do Almada, Rua de José Falcão and Praça de Guilherme Gomes Fernandes.
At the same time, in Praça de D. Filipa de Lencastre and Rua de Ceuta, a single east-west direction will be established between 2:00 pm on Saturday and 7:00 am on Sunday.
The city council also informs that the BUS corridor will be closed, between 2:00 pm on Saturday and 7:00 am on Sunday, at Rua de Ceuta, Rua de José Falcão and Praça de Guilherme Gomes Fernandes.
In turn, the Public Security Police (PSP) issued a statement noting that “it will reinforce policing in the areas where the festivities will take place”.
From 16:00 on Saturday, the PSP, in collaboration with the Porto Municipal Police, will cut off access to road traffic on Avenida dos Aliados, with “control of pedestrian access”.
Pedestrian control will involve the creation of five access points to Avenida dos Aliados: next to Rua Dr. Ricardo Jorge with Rua Clube Feniano, Rua Elísio de Melo with Rua do Almada, Rua de Sampaio Bruno with Avenida dos Aliados, Rua Dr. Magalhães Lemos with Rua do Bonjardim and Rua Guilherme Costa Carvalho with Rua do Bonjardim.
“For security reasons, when the maximum security capacity of Avenida dos Aliados is considered exhausted, more people will not be allowed to enter, so the PSP asks for everyone’s understanding, in the event that it is not possible for them to access it” , refers.
In the statement, the PSP also appeals that during the route of the FCP buses (Dragon Stadium, Alameda das Antas, Fernão Magalhães Avenue, Carlos Malheiro Dias Street, Constitution Street, São Brás Street, Camões Street, Trindade Street and Praça da Trindade) all “keep the safety distance indicated” by the authorities who will escort the delegation to “avoid accidents and blocking buses”.