152 Cameras are monitoring Traffic
in the Prado Tunnels of Marseille

The 2.5 km long Prado Carénage Tunnel allows traffic to quickly cross the city of Marseille without leaving the motorway. The Tunnel Prado Carénage connects the Southern districts of Marseille and the Eastern motorway to the city centre and to North via the Vieux Port tunnel and the coastal motorway. The 1500 m double-deck Prado Sud tunnel, each with two lanes, extends the existing Prado Carénage tunnel towards the southern part of the city. It was opened for traffic in November 2013, seven month ahead of schedule.

Automatic Incident Detection
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