Giro di Sicilia, second stage from Selinunte to Mondello: bans take place on the motorway

Editorial staff 28 September 2021 15:01

Share The second stage of the Giro di Sicilia will start tomorrow (29 September) from the archaeological area of ​​Selinunte. The cyclists will face 173 kilometers up to Mondello. Those who visit the Selinunte Archaeological Park will therefore also be able to participate in a major sporting event. The stage, which will start at 10.30, will unfold along a path that will cross Sicily, from coast to coast, touching Partanna, Portella della Ginestra, Carini and Capaci to end in the seaside village of Palermo. In Mondello the cyclists of the Giro di Sicilia: closed roads and traffic bans “In the choice of the stages – highlights the regional councilor for Sport Manlio Messina – the Musumeci government, in harmony with RCS Sport, has favored those places that, thanks to their landscape characteristics, could become an opportunity for tourism promotion in Italy and abroad, thanks also for television shooting from above. The Selinunte Park lends itself perfectly to this objective and I am sure that the return of image for the Castelvetrano area and for the entire island will be more than positive “. “An extraordinary opportunity – underlines the regional councilor for cultural heritage and Sicilian identity, Alberto Samonà – that Sicily could not miss. An opportunity for our island to make its archaeological sites and beauties known throughout the world. landscape in a moment of the year that invites you to a cultural holiday. After the presentation of the Giro d’Italia, last year in Segesta, we are filled with joy that once again a Sicilian archaeological site acts as a scenographic backdrop to an event of great impact “. The presence of the Giro also becomes an opportunity for a restyling operation, small but precious: the paths inside the Park will in fact become stabilized mortar to allow the passage of the bikes. They will then remain accessible to visitors, according to an environmentally friendly and respectful choice of the site. “An opportunity of great visibility – says the director of the Park, Bernardo Agrò – which offers our historical heritage an important moment of diffusion”. To allow the event to take place in complete safety, Anas has arranged for the closure of the motorway junctions for the passage of the caravan. In detail, four junctions of the A29 Palermo-Mazara del Vallo will have to be closed to traffic tomorrow. Starting at 1 pm the Partinico, Terrasini and Capaci junctions will be closed and, starting at 1.30 pm, the Tommaso Natale junction will also be closed. The practicability of the four junctions will be restored at 4 pm. On Thursday 30 September, however, on the occasion of the next stop, along the A19 “Palermo-Catania” motorway, the Tremonzelli junction will be closed from 10 to 12:30.

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