Monday , August 15 2022

Public transport links across Deglava Bridge occur without incident


Public transport links across Deglava Bridge are taking place without incident, Una Ahuna-Ozola, Riga City Council's Transport Department Public Relations Project Manager told LETA.

The Deglava bridge of 5 am is open partly for traffic. According to the State's decision, Police, public transport and operational can move along Deglava bridge.

It is true that these vehicles must comply with the conditions that vehicles have a speed limit of up to 20 kilometers per hour and the distance between vehicles of at least 30 meters. The total mass of one vehicle cannot exceed 30 tonnes.

Ahuna-Ozola said that all public transport managers from Riga Municipality Ltd had been instructed on the above conditions and were being followed.

According to her, no information was received during this day that there have been any incidents in public transport operations on the partially closed Deglava bridge.

Pedestrians and cyclists are still able to move over the Deglava Bridge. However, in light of the changes in traffic restrictions, the police remember that pedestrians crossing the bridge must move along the pavement, which has t 39 to be located on the right hand side of the bridge road from the center.

The State Police crews are still on the bridge.

It was already said, on the morning of April 25, after the order of Internal Minister Sanda Girren (KPV LV), that Deglava Street is closed for traffic, causing serious traffic jams in this part of Riga.

As noted by the Head of Police State Ķuzis Ints, the bridge was closed until Riga City Council submitted documents to the State Building Control Office (BKVB) so that it could check the security of this object.

On Friday, after evaluating the necessary documents, BVKB, Traffic Traffic Designer Deglava Ltd agreed. “Inženierbūve”, representatives of the State Police, Riga City Council Traffic Department and SIA “Rīgas satiksme” to renew the public transport and operational movement for Augusta Street Deglava Street Transmission on 4 May.

After this decision, "Rīgas satiksme" has announced from May 4th on the 11th trolley and 22nd, 3rd, 6th, 13th, 47, 50, 51 and 52, 241 minibus, The bus bus 338th and N6 night bus move are restored on basic routes.

To fully open the Deglava bridge for traffic it needs to strengthen its structures, but until then the developer has to calculate the project and obtain a license from the BVKB for the reinforcement. Mayor Riga Mayor of Oleg Burow (GKR) predicted that the bridge traffic could be opened on 13 May.

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