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Traffic woes likely as more people go to F1 this weekend

THE Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix will take place in Shanghai from tomorrow to Sunday. Local traffic authority suggests spectators to plan their routes in advance to avoid congestion as this year's attendance is expected to surge due to cheaper tickets.

Traffic authority will release real-time road information online, monitoring both Metro service and highways leading to the Shanghai International Circuit.

During the event, visitors can get traffic updates from, the official microblog of Shanghai Highway Administration.

The administration has issued a reminder that during the hours between 7:30am and 6:30pm on Sunday, some roads leading to the circuit will be in temporary traffic control. Visitors are advised to take Metro during those hours.

Highway G2, G15, G1501 and S5 will be overcrowded on Sunday. The road authority will open extra lanes on these highways to smooth traffic.

Police reminded visitors that they must purchase parking permits beforehand in order to drive into the site. Otherwise, their vehicles will be blocked at the entrance.

Visitors can also travel by shuttle bus provided by the event organizer.

People can take Metro Line 11 to the circuit but they must prepare for the long wait in the crowd if they choose to leave the site by Metro, police warned.


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