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Stepantsminda-Lars road open only for light passenger vehicles

As of 09:30, November 4 the Stepantsminda-Lars road is open only for light passenger vehicles.

Stepantsminda-Lars road open only for light passenger vehicles

Stepantsminda-Lars road open only for light passenger vehicles

STEPANAKERT, NOVEMBER 4,  ARTSAKHPRESS-ARMENPRESS: Due to bad weather heavy vehicles and trailer trucks are temporarily banned from traveling the road, the Armenian Automobile Road Administration said in a news release.

It added that all republican and interstate roads in Armenia are open for traffic as of 09:00.

The Armenian Automobile Road Administration is advising motorists to use exclusively winter tires to avoid accidents and traffic congestions”.

The Stepantsminda-Lars road is the only land connection between Armenia and Russia, which runs through Georgia. Stepantsminda is a small town in north-eastern Georgia. The road is used for both passenger and cargo transportations and is of major significance. Vehicles pass through the Verkhni (Upper) Lars customs checkpoint into Russia.


     

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