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Because of the snowfall is hindered movement on the roads

January 25 2007

Heavy snowfall, sleet significantly complicated the situation on the roads of Moscow. Cars on city streets move at low speed.

Currently, traffic jams are marked on the Leningrad prospectus and the highway, at the Yaroslavl highway, in Ryazan, Volgograd prospectus, on the other highways in the direction of the center. Also, the complex situation in a number of areas and Third Ring Road in the central part of the city.

Head of the Department of Housing and Public Works City Arthur Keskin said that during the day in Moscow will be held several times a continuous cleaning of roads from snow and subsequent treatment reagents. During the day, will be clearing snow from sidewalks and public transport stops, the snow will bring to the snegosplavnye items and items for temporary storage.

In the management of traffic police urged residents to opt out of the use of private vehicles during the snow: "We ask Muscovites to use public transportation during a snowfall, and not to use personal motor vehicles without a strong necessity." Traffic police officers noted that the decrease in the number of cars on the roads will reduce the load on the street network and will help to quickly clear the snow from Moscow.

Drivers who for one reason or another are forced to travel to Moscow on personal vehicles, clearly advised to follow traffic rules, given the current road situation. Tells Interfax.

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