Built half of the posts of the Crimean bridge

The bridge across the Kerch Strait

In Crimea, built half the pillars of the bridge across the Kerch Strait — 298 structures of the 595. On Thursday, may 4, the information center “Crimean bridge”.

Most of the already erected poles made items supporting bar structure for vehicles, said the head of management of Federal highways “Taman”, Roman Novikov. Within the framework of the project on the railway part of the bridge reserved 307 supports. Automotive strip accounted for 288 of these objects.

In addition, builders are engaged in the Assembly of the bays. The finished bearing is covered with 70 stripes. Four areas of road zone of the bridge will be placed a concrete slab for the passage of vehicles. Such works are done by almost 20 percent.

In early April, transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told President Vladimir Putin that the Crimean bridge construction is ahead of schedule.

This building should connect the Crimea and Krasnodar Krai. The total length of the bridge will be 19 kilometers, it will be the longest in Russia. It is expected that road traffic will start in 2018, and train in 2019.