Kerch ferry suspended work

Керченская паромная переправа приостановила работу

Kerch ferry in the night of Saturday, has suspended work due to bad weather, reported the press-service GUMCHS of the Republic of Crimea.

The deterioration of weather conditions announced on the eve of the Crimean forecasters. According to them, December 3, in the Crimea expected heavy rain, wet snow, sometimes very heavy precipitation, sleet, in the mountains a Blizzard, on roads ice. Very strong South-West changing to North-westerly wind of 25-30 m/s, places 33 m/s.

“The second of December at 23.55 the work of Kerch ferry crossing is temporarily suspended due to adverse weather conditions”, — reports the Agency.

Kerch ferry (port Krym — port Caucasus) and the airport “Simferopol” are the main transport artery linking the Crimea Peninsula with mainland Russia. Currently under construction across the Strait of Kerch bridge length of 19 km, which will be the longest in Russia. The term of commissioning of the motorway bridge — at the end of 2018, the railway in 2019.