Traffic problems in Switzerland due to floods

Traffic problems in Switzerland due to floods

July 3, 2024 Please allow delay!

Due to damage caused by severe weather conditions (floods/mudslides), many roads and tunnels in Switzerland are closed.

A13 near Mesocco

Since Sunday 23 June Via San Bernardino (Switzerland). A13 Chor – Bellinzona Close to Mesocco in both directions. The mudslide swept away part of the highway.
On Friday 5 July, one lane on the A13 motorway is likely to be open again in both directions. Swiss sister organisation TCS anticipates these repair works. Additional delays on the A2 Lucerne-Chiasso near the St. Gotthard Tunnel.

Extra crowds in St. Gotthard Tunnel

You can follow updates on waiting time via ANWB Europe Traffic Information on X (formerly Twitter).

Depending on the destination, holiday traffic can choose other routes:

  • Via A12 Bern – Montreux via Great St Bernard Tunnel
  • Via Austria A13 Innsbruck-Bolzano via the Brenner Pass
  • France Lyon – Chambery-de-Mont Blanctanel Road RN206
  • Via France Lyon-Grenoble Frejus Tunnel

On the map below you can see which route is affected by the closure and where additional crowds are expected. Use the ANWB route planner or the free Onderweg app to plan an alternative route.

A9, Furka- and Simplontunnel

also A9 Martigny – Brig Closed in both directions between Sion and Sierre due to flooding. Traffic is being diverted there. Furthermore, Valais is also Opens- in Simplon Tunnel Closed due to flooding. Duration of closures unknown.

Source: ANWB Traffic Information

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