Beausoleil offramp opening approved

After years of delay, the French authorities have now approved a scheme to reopen an offramp on the A8 that will be welcomed by Monaco drivers.

Elisabeth Borne, France’s Minister for Energy Transition, said that “conditions are now ripe for several major project in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region, as part of the Highway Investment Plan.”

Elisabeth Borne
Elisabeth Borne. Photo: Elisabeth Borne

The opening of the offramp, which has previously been used only for highway maintenance and emergency access, is likely to greatly reduce the incidence of traffic jams involving the two exits currently in use, direction France to Italy.