Began assembling of arches arches Crimean bridge: live from the copter

Road and railway arch spans the Crimean bridge is half finished, now the builders have started the next stage of Assembly and installation of arched vaults. It is reported by information center “the Crimean bridge”.


“We gathered the lower part of each arch, the so – called tightening. From the visually particularly “drawn” railway farm, which will provide the necessary rigidity of the structure,” – said the Deputy Director of the company “SGM-Bridge” Dmitry Kondakov.


It is reported that at the Assembly stage arches are more than 500 builders and engineers. At the moment, made almost four kilometres of butt welds, as each of them checked by ultrasound. In the course of construction into account all the components necessary for navigation under the future bridge.


According to the Deputy Director for engineering, ZAO “Institute Giprostroymost – Saint-Petersburg” Victor Galas, the construction of such arches is a new experience for the Russian bridge building.


“The construction of such arches is unique in many ways experience for the Russian bridge building: arched spans with a length of 227 meters and weighing nearly six thousand tons of rail and more than four thousand tons of road not yet installed in marine environments,” said galas.

Video: Information center “the Crimean bridge”