On 18 and 19 May, traffic plan in the centre of Moscow is to change. In some streets, traffic will be limited or blocked off due to the Spring Bike Festival, Moscow half marathon and Plekhanovsky cross country 2019.
Spring Bike Festival
Curb lanes on Akademika Sakharova Prospekt from Bulvarnoye to Sadovoye Koltso in both directions will be blocked off on 18 May from 12:00 pm till midnight and on 19 May from 04:30 pm to 08:00 pm. All lanes will be blocked off on 19 May from midnight till 04:30 pm.
Also, a section of Akademika Sakharova Prospekt from Sadovoye Koltso to Kalanchevskaya Street will be closed for driving on 19 May from midnight till 06:00 pm, with limited traffic on curb lane in both directions on 18 May from midday to midnight, and on 19 May from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm. The latter restriction will also apply to Mashy Poryvaevoy Street.
Sadovoye Koltso will be blocked on 19 May from 06:00 am, and Kalanchevskaya Street from Sadovoye Koltso to Mashy Poryvaevoy Street will be blocked from 01:00 pm. Traffic is to open after the cyclists ride through.
Plekhanovsky Cross Country 2019
On 18 May, some streets will be closed for the Plekhanovsky cross country. 35 to 23/19 Stremyanny Pereulok, 2 to 8 Shchipok Street, 5 to 23в/2 Bolshoi Strochenovsky Pereulok, 13 to 37/6 Zatsepa Street and 4/1 to 13/1 Zatsepsky Blind Alley will be closed from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm.
Moscow half marathon
The following streets will be blocked off on 19 May: Luzhniki Street from 07:00 am to 01:30 pm, Khamovnichesky Val Street from 07:30 am to 12:00 pm, Novodevichya Embankment from 07:30 am till 12:10 pm, Luzhnetskaya Embankment from 08:00 am till 01:30 pm, Prechistenskaya Embankment from 08:00 am till 12:10 pm, Savvinskaya Embankment from 08:00 am to 10:40 am, Moskvoretskaya Street and Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge from 08:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Balchug, Rostovskaya, Kremlyovskaya, Raushskaya, Kosmodamianskaya, Shlyuzovaya streets, Sofiyskaya Embankment, Faleevsky Pereulok, Bolotnaya Street and Vasilyevsky Spusk Square will also be temporarily closed during the first half of the day.
Drivers are advised to be careful and take into account changes in traffic scheme when planning their routes.