is by far the most important street of Landrecies. It is located on the route between two important towns - Valenciennes and Avesnes - and that's why there is so much traffic : from 5 AM to midnight, countless trucks are used to crossing the town ! This
is both a good and a bad thing for Landrecies. It's a good thing because such an important road is very beneficial for the local economy. And it's a bad thing too since most of these cars just never happen to stop here !!
In 1961, the traffic of
was made easier thanks to the construction of a bridge above the
On the below picture you can realize that
hasn't changed much since the beginning of the 20th century. The
is in the background.