On 16 May at five o’clock in the morning the Crimean bridge became available for travel to all comers. For 16 days since the opening of the crossing, over 212,7 thousand vehicles passed over it in both ways. About 1.6 thousand cars of these are shuttle buses and registered buses.
The intensity towards the Crimea is much higher and has already exceeded 111 thousand cars, and toward the mainland of Russia almost 102 thousand cars.
Expected, that traffic is a little lower on weekdays — an average of about 8-9 thousand cars. On Friday, the flow increased to an average of 11-12 thousand, and on Saturdays, surveillance systems recorded 15-16 thousand. The most saturated is the Sunday flow up to 21-22 thousand units of transport in both directions.
A large increase in the flow of tourist buses crossing the Kerch Strait along a new highway is under way. In the early days, the automated traffic management system of the Crimean bridge fixed an average of 90 buses moving on the bridge in both directions daily, then in the second week the figure increased to 130 buses. On weekends, traffic exceeds 140 buses.
The statistics of the main violations of the traffic rules on the Crimean bridge are being kept: speeding and stopping.
Every day on the Taman shore there are 7 on-road vehicles on duty, 4 road master cars, 2 tow trucks, 2 tow trucks with a bus evacuation kit. On both banks there are cars of the rapid reaction teams of transport security.