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28 December 2018

Traffic intensity expected to increase 3–4 times in the pre-New Year days

The number of outbound cars on highways from Moscow will increase significantly in the upcoming days.

It is expected that on December 29 the Moscow Region section of the M-4 Don Highway will become twice as intense in terms of traffic compared to average December figures, with the first line of cars leaving the capital from 6 a.m. and until noon. The second wave exceeding the morning’s one 1.5-fold will start in the Saturday afternoon, evenly spread by hours. The traffic flow is expected to slow down only by 2 a.m.

On Sunday, December 30, the Moscow Region section of the M-4 Don Highway is expected to become threefold as intense vs average December figures. High traffic intensity is expected as early as 5–6 a.m. The peak intensity is expected from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. with a gradual decrease afterwards.

The M-11 Moscow–Saint Petersburg Highway expects to see two waves of cars leaving the capital. The first wave will be on Saturday, December 29. Traffic jams will start at 8 a.m. and last until the end of the day. The intensity will reach its peak on Saturday, December 30, with a 3-4 times traffic growth. The peak intensity is expected from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. with subsequent gradual decrease.

On December 29 and 30, the traffic intensity on the high-speed section of the M-3 Ukraine Highway will increase (by more than 60% and 90% respectively) vs average December figures. On December 30, increased traffic will last the entire day, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Please, consider the traffic forecast and weather conditions if you are planning a trip. Keep a safe distance. Please, remember that accident managers are on duty on all toll road sections. In an emergency, they will render aid free of charge. However, please adhere to safety measures in case of a forced stop on the road.