Derived from the march that is expected for this Wednesday, March 8 for International Women’s Day, some of the Main roads in Mexico City will be closed during the afternoonas announced by capital authorities.
It is expected that the groups and contingents of protesters begin the mobilization from noon in various points of the city centermainly on the Paseo de la Reforma and surrounding streets, to later join the entire demonstration as a block and reach the Zócalo.
According to the calls for women who wish to attend the Women’s Day march, it is expected that arrival at the Zócalo is at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
These are the streets on which the 8M march will pass
According to the Executing Body of the Comprehensive Human Rights System (IESIDH), the feminist collectives and women’s organizations called for the march to leave from these points:
- Angel of Independenceon Paseo de la Reforma: From 3:00 p.m.
- Roundabout of the Women who Fighton Paseo de la Reforma: From 2:00 p.m. for the first group and 4:00 p.m. for the second group.
- Insurgentes Roundabouton Insurgentes avenue: From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- San Cosme Metroon Calzada México Tacuba – Ribera de San Cosme: From the 12:00 p.m.
- Seville Metroon Avenida Chapultepec: From 1:00 p.m.
- Subway Revolutionon Avenida México – Tenochtitlán: From 1:00 p.m.
- Palace of Fine Artson Avenida Juárez: From 1:00 p.m.
Although some of the streets indicated will only serve as a starting point, the Secretary of Citizen Security (SSC) said that The main streets that will be closed for the longest time are:
- Walk of the Reform.
- Juarez Avenue.
- Central axis.
- May 5th.
It is estimated that in that order will be the tour for women to reach the Zócalo in Mexico City.
8M March: Road alternatives in CDMX for this Wednesday
If you need to cross the Center of Mexico City this Wednesday afternoon, during the Women’s Day march, these will be the streets where traffic will remain open most of the day:
- Axis 1 North.
- Axis 1 East.
- Avenue of the Insurgents.
- Chapultepec Avenue.
- Jose Maria Izazaga.
- Dr. Rio de la Loza.
- Friar Servando Teresa de Mier.
We suggest you be aware of the updates of the C5 of Mexico City and the Road Guidance System of the SSC (OVIAL) so that know the updates regarding the closure and opening of avenues throughout this Wednesday.
The International Women’s Day march is one of the largest in the country. In 2020 (one week before the closure of schools and offices due to the COVID pandemic) mobilized 80 thousand people and in 2022 it mobilized 75 thousand. Now, without the restrictions of the pandemic, the number of protesters may be even higher.