Crimean bridge will connect the shores of the Kerch Strait in the autumn of 2017. On Friday, may 12, Minister of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov, reports information center "Crimean bridge".
"In autumn the shores of the Kerch Strait will finally unite on the fairway will be installed arch spans. All work not only for the construction of the Crimean bridge, but also on the formation of the near and far approaches fully synchronized among themselves," — said Sokolov.
According to the InfoCenter, the construction of the bridge and avtopodium on both sides of the Strait is in accordance with the schedules to 12 may builders set 306 595 towers from the project. More than 4 kilometers of road bridge spans has already been covered.
4 may it was reported that the builders built half the pillars of the bridge across the Kerch Strait — 298 structures of the 595. In early April, Sokolov informed Russian President Vladimir Putin that the construction is ahead of schedule.
Crimean bridge to connect the Peninsula and Krasnodar Krai. The total length of construction will be 19 kilometers, the bridge will be the longest in Russia. It is expected that road traffic will start in 2018 and the railway in 2019.