The Georgian military road and the Transcaucasian highway closed to traffic

MOSCOW, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. Traffic on Georgian Military road and the Transcaucasian highway was closed on Friday due to bad weather, reports GUMCHS in North Ossetia.

“In connection with deterioration of weather conditions on the territory of the Republic of Georgia, the impossibility of ensuring safe passage of vehicles, and in accordance with the recommendation of the border police of the Republic of Georgia prohibited the movement of motor vehicles at the site of the city of Vladikavkaz — the village of Lars — in the direction of exit from the Russian Federation with 01 hours 15 minutes 02 December 2016 until further notice”, — stated in the message.

According to the Agency, due to heavy snowfall and avalanches also prohibited the traffic on the Transcaucasian highway on the site of the village of Buron — Northern Portal of the Roki tunnel in both directions. The Agency urges drivers to refrain from trips to these areas.

The Georgian military road connects Vladikavkaz and Tbilisi and throughout the year not just closed to traffic due to bad weather. The Transcaucasian highway that passes in the highlands, is the only way by which you can get from Russia to South Ossetia.