Society 10:31 15/02/2020 Armenia

Stepantsminda-Larsi highway open to all vehicles

Some roads in Armenia are closed or difficult to pass as of 9:25am Saturday, February 15, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported.

The roadways leading to Amberd Fortress and Lake Kari of Aragatsotn Province will be closed for an indefinite period of time.

Vardenyats pass is closed for trailer trucks and is difficult to pass for other types of vehicles.

Sotk-Karvachar highway is closed only for trucks and is difficult to pass for other types of vehicles.

Sisian-"Zanger" road section is difficult to pass as well.

The roadways of Syunik, Kotayk Provinces, as well as Aparan and Aragats regions of Aragatsotn Province are partially covered with clear ice.

According to the Department of Emergency Situations of Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Crisis Management Center (CMC) of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in North Ossetia, Stepantsminda-Larsi highway is open to all vehicles.

Around 1,000 trucks are said to be stuck on the Russian side.

Drivers are strongly urged to use winter tires.



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