TIR Truck Traffic along Danube Bridge to Resume on April 13

Business | April 9, 2013, Tuesday // 12:42
Bulgaria: TIR Truck Traffic along Danube Bridge to Resume on April 13 Danube Bridge was closed for TIR trucks on Sunday due to a large pothole in one of the lanes in the Bulgarian section of the bridge. Photo by BGNES

Traffic restrictions for vehicles weighing over 10 tonnes on the Danube Bridge will stay in force until Saturday.

Danube Bridge was closed for TIR trucks on Sunday due to a large pothole in one of the lanes in the Bulgarian section of the bridge.

A commission is evaluating the damage and its report will determine when the Danube Bridge will be opened for heavy trucks, according to the press office of the Road Infrastructure Agency, as cited by the Focus news agency.

TIR parking lots around the Danube city of Ruse are full and the ferry line in Svishtov is functioning at full capacity to service a queue of around 132 TIR trucks, according to reports of Sega daily.

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Tags: Danube Bridge, pothole, TIR, Svishtov, Ruse, Road Infrastructure Agency
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