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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUDuring the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden to Riga, road traffic will be closed down in many places in the Latvian capital.

On Tuesday, 23 August, traffic will be closed on Baznicas Street (Elizabetes Street – Dzirnavu Street) from 06:00 to 09:00. Restrictions will not apply to residents who live in the closed areas. On 23 August, traffic will be closed from 09:30 to 15:30 at Pils Square and Muitas Street intersections, Pils Square and Torna Street intersection (near the Bank of Latvia) and Pils Square and Citadeles Street intersection. Valguma Street (Stone Bridge to Victory Boulevard) will be closed for traffic from 16:30 to 18:30 on 23 August.

In the event of an emergency, it is possible that transport and pedestrian traffic may be restricted along the routes guests may take during their stay and near locations they plan to visit. With that, it is possible that all traffic may be restricted from 10:00 to 15:30 at Pils Square and 14:00-15:45 at the Freedom Monument on 23 August. During the visit of the foreign guest, public transports will be regulated in accordance to the situation.

Vehicles will not be allowed to stop or park (except for vehicles with permits) in the following locations:

-Elizabetes Street (K.Valdemara Street – Brivibas Street) from 20:00 22 August to 09:00 24 August;

-Baznicas Street (Elizabetes Street –D zirnavu Street) from 20:00 22 August to 09:00 24 August;

-Elizabetes Street (Kalpaka Boulevard – Antonijas Street) from 20:00 22 August to 19:00 23 August;

-Noliktavas Street (K.Valdemara Street – Muitas Street) from 20:00 22 August to 18:00 23 August;

-Zigfrida Annas Meierovica Boulevard (K.Valdemara Street – Kalku Street) and Aspazijas Boulevard (Kalku Street – Teatra Street) from 20:00 22 August – 16:00 23 August;

-11th November Waterfront (Polu Gate to Muitas Street) from 20:00 22 August – 15:30 23 August;

-Pils Square and Pils Street (Polu Gate – Pils Square) from 20:00 22 August – 16:00 23 August;

-Maza Pilz Street (Daugavas Gate to Pils Square) from 20:00 22 August – 16:00 23 August;

-Valguma Street (Uzvaras Boulevard – Akmens Street) from 20:00 22 August – 18:30 23 August.

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