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Salou enables parking areas controlled by the Cós Blanc celebration

Preparation work for the Coso Blanco party

Salou. Costa Dorada. 31 January 2018. The Salou Local Police has signaled several parking areas controlled for the celebration of the Cós Blanc, in anticipation of the very high number of vehicles that will come from neighboring municipalities. The car parks will be easy and fast accessible and will be located in the following places: the parking of the Passeig Jaume I with capacity for 500 vehicles; Carles Roig car park, with 750 seats (next to the football field); and the Berlin street parking with a capacity of up to 180 vehicles, and another around the Elisabeth-Vial de Cavet school for the parking of 600 vehicles. Notably, the new free deterrent parking of Emprius, with a capacity of 1,200 vehicles.

As usual, a self-protection plan is mounted around the party, where more than 350 people are involved, including the Local Police; the Mossos d'Esquadra; Civil Protection; Ambulances, Firemen; security companies, neighbors, municipal workers and volunteers. From the Local Police and the Department of Citizen Security, Civil Protection and Mobility, civic collaboration is encouraged, patience is expected due to any inconvenience that may be caused and it is advisable to arrive at Salou before 6 pm ; with time to park and reach the point where the parade begins.

Specifically, the Local Police of Salou, together with Civil Protection, has enabled a whole body to coordinate the traffic so that everyone can access and enjoy the party. The thickness of the device will be activated after 6:00 pm and until after 11:00 p.m. For this reason, the circulation of the following streets will be cut during the development of Cós Blanc: Carrer Barcelona, ​​Via Roma, c / Ciutat de Reus, c / Advocat Gallego, c / Carrilet, c / Sínies. In addition, security measures such as the placement of 'new jerseys' are reinforced, among others, at strategic points in the circuit so that it is isolated. "We maintain the line of reinforcement in security as we have already done in the celebration of August 15 or now the party of kings," Gonzalez commented. Likewise, the circulation of large tonnage trucks will be prohibited throughout the municipal term on Saturday.

Indicative posters

In addition, this year, the Salou Local Police has decided to incorporate posters in the immediate vicinity of the Cós Blanc tour with a series of security tips to be taken into account during Saturday, how to have the evacuation routes located and be aware of the directions Security personnel and notices that may be given by public address system; keep the safety distance while passing the trolleys; bring small children to the neck or hand, not accessing, therefore, with buggies of children, bicycles or other objects that could represent an obstacle; Do not go up to the rails, bars, towers of light or other elements that could pose danger; Do not bring bottles or glasses of glass; and once the event has finished, leave the site in an orderly manner, respecting the order of departure and following the instructions of the security services. In case of an emergency, you should be calm and be alert to the indications of the Local Police of Salou, Civil Protection, Mosso d'Esquadra and the emergency services.

The main event of the winter party, the Cós Blanc, arrives this year at the 38th edition with 28 themed conveyors made up of more than 2,500 people who will march through the streets of the town in a renaissance street that will begin at 11:00 a.m. Tomorrow morning from the Advocat Gallego street and take a walk until you reach the Paseo Jaume I and return to the starting point. This year, the competition will also be held during the morning's parade, where a jury will decide which picks they choose for the three prizes (with first and second place): the best costume, the best choreography and the best truck ·the. They will be distributed in total 3,900 euros of cash prizes but the winners will be announced at the end of the month; during the ceremony of awards to the participating groups. The Councilor for Culture and Festivities, Mº José Rodríguez, pointed out that "from the City Council of Salou it is intended to continue encouraging the groups to motivate them to make Cós Blanc a success every year."

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