Traffic problems due to protest on Tuesday 19 December

A trade union demonstration is expected in the centre of Brussels on Tuesday 19 December 2017. Traffic problems will occur from about 10 am to 2 pm.

The gathering will take place at the North Station and the Boulevard Albert II from 10 am. The departure is scheduled at 11 am. Important traffic axes could be closed earlier. The police expects heavy traffic problems in and around the city centre and calls to avoid Brussels by car as much as possible.


  • boulevard Albert II (gathering at 10 am, start at 11 am)
  • boulevard Botanique
  • boulevard Pachéco/Berlaimont
  • boulevard de l’Empereur
  • rue des Alexiens
  • boulevard Maurice Lemonnier
  • boulevard du Midi/Poincaré (end about 2 pm)

Parking ban

All parked vehicles on the entire central space of the Boulevard du Midi and the Boulevard Poincaré near the Midi Station will be hoisted. A parking ban also applies to the entire route.