Traffic on the highway "Caucasus" in Stavropol opened
In the Stavropol Territory there has been opened traffic on the federal highway "Caucasus", which was closed by traffic police on Sunday, January 22.
"January 23, 2012 at 10:20 am, traffic on all roads in the region for all types of vehicles was opened. However, weather conditions remain challenging", "Caucasian Knot" quoted message of the regional traffic police. They've also clarified that it is possible that the restriction will be re-introduced.
Previously, TV channel "Vesti" reported that traffic at the area from Nevinnomyssk to Stavropol of federal highway "Caucasus" was opened for passenger cars. At the same time, the traffic is still restricted for passenger transport of large capacity, such as buses and taxis.
Traffic at the area from 0 to 18 km of the road at the entrance to the Stavropol is limited because of the blizzard, snow and strong crosswinds.
As recalled by RIA Novosti with reference to the traffic police, from 8:45 (GMT), the traffic of all modes of transport was limited at the federal highway "Caucasus" in the Mineralovodsky area, from 22:00 (GMT) - at the area of road leading to Stavropol from the highway "Caucasus".