Viracopos Airport, in Caminas, reported that shortly after 9 am this Friday, the 25th, Avenida José Amgarten, parallel to Santos Dumont Highway, which gives access to the terminal, was fully released. The track had been blocked early in the morning by truck drivers who were protesting with pieces of wood.🇧🇷
No flights were delayed or canceled due to the protest, the press office said. Viracopos🇧🇷 The demonstrators, despite blocking trucks, allowed cars, motorcycles, ambulances and vehicles with live cargo to pass by the roadside.
The Military Police went to the scene and began clearing the road, removing debris from the barricades, even with the help of a backhoe.
Avenida José Amgarten serves as an access point for those leaving Campinas towards Sorocaba. The alternative route recommended by AB Colinas, which manages the Santos Dumont Highway, is to take loop 66-B, to make a U-turn and enter Viracopos.
Since the end of the second round of elections, October 30, hundreds of protests have been held in the country by supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro (PL). They have blocked highways and are concentrated in the vicinity of barracks. The highways were reopened on November 8. Last Thursday the 17th, new bans were made, especially in the state of Mato Grosso, but since Tuesday the 22nd, there are no more demonstrations on federal roads.