Demonstrations in the city: Police anticipate traffic disruptions on Saturday

Demonstrations in the city : Police anticipate traffic disruptions on Saturday

Two demonstrations will take place on Saturday, November 11 in connection with the World Climate Conference.

Police expect the events to be peaceful, but they anticipate traffic obstructions along the route.

Demonstration along the B 9 to Genscherallee

Around 5,000 participants are expected for a demonstration which will begin at Kaiserplatz and continue along the B 9 to Genscherallee. A rally will be held at 10:30 am at Kaiserplatz, followed by a march starting at 11 am. After leaving Kaiserplatz, the demonstrators will carry on to Fritz-Tillmann-Strasse, Am Hofgarten, Adenauerallee, Willy-Brandt-Allee, Rheinweg, Joseph-Beuys-Allee and Genscherallee. It will end after a final rally at 3 pm.

Police will secure the route of the protesters, and recommend that motorists avoid the B 9 and Reuterstraße especially between 11 am and 12:30 pm as there will be some traffic obstructions.

Demonstration in Bonn city center

Another demonstration will be taking place from 11:30 am on Saturday morning. The organizer is expecting up to 3,000 participants at Münsterplatz in Bonn. After an opening rally, the protesters will start walking along the City Ring at 1:30pm and return to Münsterplatz afterwards. The gathering there will end at 6 pm.

The route will take protesters from Münsterplatz to Martinsplatz, on to Am Neutor, Kaiserplatz, Kaiserstrasse, and Maximilianstrasse. It will continue along Am Hauptbahnhof, Rabinstrasse, Am alten Friedhof, Oxfordstrasse, Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz, Belderberg, Rathausgasse, Bischofsplatz, Am Hof, Martinsplatz and finish back at Münsterplatz

Police say there will be delays in the city center until around 4 pm due to temporary road closures.

For current information

Bonn police will continue to report about the traffic situation on their website

bonn.polizei.nrw as well as via Twitter and Facebook. A citizen’s telephone hotline

has been set up and can be reached at 0228 15-3030.