Due to avalanche hazards traffic is forbidden for all transport types at km173-km186 (Kala-Ushguli) section of Zugdidi-Jvari-Mestia-Lasdili road.
Movement is restricted for trailers, semi-trailers and buses with more than 30 seats at km70-km173 (Khaishi-Kala), by reason of snow and glaze ice. Movement is free for the rest means of transport at km70-km90 (Khaishi-Dizi), since traffic at km90-km173 (Dizi-Kala) is permissible by application of antiskid chains. The road is open for tandem-drive vehicles. Traffic is free at km1-km70 (Zugdidi-Khaishi).