In St. Petersburg closed navigation on rivers and canals

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in votorantrade bridge of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg. Archival photoIn St. Petersburg closed navigation on rivers and canals© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

Waterways of St. Petersburg from midnight Thursday closed to traffic, follows from the message of city Committee on transport.

«From 00.00 GMT on 16th November, by order of the Committee on transport waterway of Saint-Petersburg are closed for movement of courts», — stated in the message.

To the waterways of the city include, in particular, the canal, piers, the Ekateringofka river, Buckle, Moyka, Fontanka and Karpovka.

According to the city Committee for transport infrastructure development (CRTI), simultaneously with the closing of navigation on these rivers and canals stop divorce bridges located on the sleeves of the Neva, — Kantemir, Grenadier and Sampson.

«Navigation and bridges located on the Neva and Malaya Neva, will continue until 30 November», — stated in the message.

It clarifies CRTI, bridges outside of the navigation period in connection with the need to pass a single courts for the purpose of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations in case of technical necessity and taking into account the meteorological conditions.