Info on Traffic during Qingming Festival

Authors: Go Chengdu


Read the information below before you have a self-drive trip this holiday.

Qingming (清明 in Chinese, literally means "clear and bright", also known as the Tomb-sweeping Day) is the 5th term of the 24 solar terms (the supplementary system in the Chinese calendar to guide farm work) and falls on the time the sun moves to the celestial longitude of 15 degrees.

This year, people in China have a three-day holiday April 2-4 during the Qingming Festival.

From 00:00 of April 2 to the 24:00 of April 4, all expressways in Sichuan will be toll free for the cars with seven of less seats.

Traffic conditions on expressways connecting Chengdu and other cities are under heavy pressure during the holiday, and car drivers are advised to make travel plans in advance and take precautions.

You can call 12122 hotline when accidents or vehicle faults happen on the expressways.

Chengdu Belt Expressway, Chengdu-Wenjiang-Qionglai Expressway, Chengdu-Chongqing Expressway, Chengdu-Nanchong Expressway and Chengdu-Dujiangyan Expressway are the busiest expressways in Sichuan.

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