In the Kuzbass shut down the movement of intercity buses due to the snow

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photomontagist road. Archival photoIn the Kuzbass shut down the movement of intercity buses due to the snow© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Movement of intercity buses on the Federal highway R-255 «Siberia» in the Kemerovo region borders is limited due to snow until 12.00 local time (08.00 MSK) environment, said on Wednesday the Federal management of highways «Siberia» Federal road Agency (PKU «Sibupravtodor»).

Initially, the movement for inter-city bus service was limited on Wednesday from 07.00 to 09.00 local time (03.00 GMT — 05.00 GMT) because of the snow, blizzards and visibility up to 50 meters. However, the limit had to be extended.

«Due to the difficult weather conditions in territory of the Kemerovo region (snow, snowstorm, visibility up to 50 meters) prolonged restriction of movement for long-distance passenger buses on the Federal highway R-255 «Siberia» within the boundaries of the region until 12: 00 (08.00 GMT). To eliminate the consequences of snowfall brought more than 100 units of road machinery on the long climbs has more than ten pieces of heavy equipment,» — said in the message.

Road workers ask drivers to be extremely careful, keep a safe distance and not to complicate the operation of the services. Possible drivers are recommended to refrain from traveling until the weather conditions improve.

The roads Department added that the difficult part in near the village of Dmitrievka and the South-Oleksandrivka road workers help the drivers of heavy vehicles to overcome the downs with heavy equipment. Heavy snow with Blizzard is here for more than a day.