Department of Roads of Georgia said on Wednesday the introduction of restrictions on the movement of vehicles on highways, some of the country due to heavy snow and ice.
Because of intense snow storms and avalanche danger in the areas of the Georgian Military Road (linking Georgia with Russia) Gudauri-Kobi and Stepantsminda-Lars (highway Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars) banned the movement of all types of vehicles. In areas Aragvispiri and Kobi-Gudauri-Stepantsminda prohibited the movement of cars with trailers and semi-trailers and large buses (calculated over 30 seats). For the other modes of transport traffic on the section Aragvispiri-Mleta freely, and in areas Mljet and Kobi-Gudauri-Stepantsiminda allowed with skid chains.
On the section 1-35 km bypass road by Tbilisi (Zahesi-LOCHIN) moving vehicles with trailers and semi-trailers are allowed to use anti-skid chains. Movement of other types of transport — free. Due to heavy snow in the area Tkibuli-Ambrolauri (37th-72th km) road Kutaisi-Tkibuli-Ambrolauri prohibited the movement of cars with trailers and semi-trailers and large buses (calculated over 30 seats) for the remaining Traffic, cars with anti-skid chains.
Similar restrictions apply in other areas Ujarma-Telavi (15th-66th km) road Vaziani-Gombori-Telavi.
As "News-Georgia" in the department of short-term forecasting of the National Environment Agency of Georgia, throughout the country, January 9 and 10 continued snowfall.