The special restrictions on light and passenger vehicles traveling through the Rikoti construction area between eastern and western Georgia have been canceled.
The Department of Highways reports that since the intensity of traffic on the Rikoti Pass road has significantly decreased, the design works for the stabilization of the slope at km 149 of the mentioned road have been completed and the preparatory construction works have started. As such, from October 12, the special regime of traffic established on the Rikoti Pass has changed.
“The special regime is canceled for light and passenger vehicles, and, therefore, they will be able to move along the Rikoti pass road at any time of day or night, without restrictions.
“A special regime of traffic for motor vehicles with trailers and semi-trailers remains in force, but is being extended by four hours. Accordingly, the movement of motor vehicles with trailers and semi-trailers will be allowed on Rikoti, both ways, from 21:00 to 07:00.
“24-hour monitoring will continue on the Rikoti pass section.