In Moscow, Volokolamsk highway closed due to flooding Tushino tunnel

To PE resulted in spilling water from the construction of the Moscow canal

В Москве перекрыто Волоколамское шоссе из-за затопления Тушинского тоннеля

Moscow. January 10. In Moscow flooded the Tushino transport tunnel, traffic in the area of Volokolamsk highway limited. Deputy mayor for housing, utilities and amenities Pyotr Biryukov reported that PE led to a spill of water with the construction of the Moscow canal in the North-West of the city.

In the traffic police explained that the movement is blocked Volokolamsk highway from the Leningrad highway in the direction of the field. Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in Moscow and the capital’s traffic police recommend in advance to choose the detour.

For its part, the head of the canal. Moscow Elyanyushkin Herman said to TV channel “Russia 24” (VGTRK) that “there is a breakthrough in size about 15 by 5 metres, the water comes to Volokolamsk highway”.

“All services are concentrated, traffic police, emergency, deployed headquarters, now the decision will be made on further work and the opening of the Volokolamsk highway,” said Alenushkin.

In the Center of traffic organization said the “Interfax” that at the present time traffic on the Tushino tunnel in the direction of the field is completely blocked and on the Volokolamsk highway in this direction there is serious congestion. Meanwhile, as the correspondent of the Agency, in Falcon, the traffic police blocked the exit on Volokolamsk highway towards the region. In addition, the movement is closed with the inner side of MKAD on Volokolamsk highway.

On the scene are all city emergency services, set up operational headquarters.