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Traffic Restrictions are Imposed on Georgian Roads because of Snow

  • Thursday, January 10, 13:46

Tbilisi Traffic restrictions have been imposed on some roads of Georgia because of heavy snow fall and glaze ice, the Georgian Road Department reports on Wednesday, January 9.

Traffic of all kinds of vehicle is prohibited on sections Gudauri-Kobi and Stepantsminda-Lars of the highway Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars (Military-Georgian Highway, connecting Georgia with Russia) because of intensive snowfall and danger of avalanches.

Traffic of trailers and half-trailers and buses, designed for more than 30 passengers, is not allowed on the sections Aragvispiri-Gudauri and Kobi-Stepantsminda of the Military Georgian Highway.

Traffic of the rest kinds of vehicle is free on section Aragvispiri-Mleta, traffic of the rest kinds of vehicle is allowed with anti-sliding chains on sections Mleta-Gudauri and Kobi-Stepantsminda.

               Traffic of vehicle with two and more leading axles is free.

               On the section 1-35 km of bypassing Tbilisi road (ZAGES-Lochini) traffic of trailers and half-trailers is allowed with anti-sliding chains. There are no restriction for traffic of the rest kinds of vehicle.

               Traffic of trailers, half-trailers and buses,  designed for more than 30 passengers, is prohibited on section Tkibuli-Ambrolauri (37th - 72nd kilometers) of the road Kutaisi-Tkibuli-Ambrolauri. Traffic of the rest kinds of vehicle is allowed with anti-sliding chains.   Traffic of vehicle with two and more leading axles is free.

Analogous restrictions are in force n section Ujarma-Telavi (15-66 km) of the road Vaziani-Gombori- Telavi.

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