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Russians claim to launch reverse traffic on Crimean Bridge

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 10:53
Russians claim to launch reverse traffic on Crimean Bridge
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The Russian Ministry of Transport has announced that it launched two-way traffic on one lane of the Crimean (Kerch) Bridge at night on 18 July.

Source: Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation on Telegram

Quote: "Vehicle traffic on the Crimean (Kerch) Bridge is opened in reverse mode in the rightmost lane in the Taman − Kerch direction."


Previously: The Russian occupation authorities stated that they initially planned to launch the reverse mode of the Crimean Bridge in one lane. On 17 July, at midnight, the first test trucks were to be launched, and if all went well, passenger cars were to be allowed to drive through at 01:00.

Russians also announced that they were going to launch two-way traffic on one side of the Crimean Bridge on 15 September, and on the other side in November, with one span of the bridge beyond repair.


Read also: New satellite images show damage to Crimean Bridge

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