On October 11th, the floating priers of the highway arch left the construction site for the fairway of the Kerch-Yenikalsky Strait, reports the information portal “The Bridge to Crimea”.

The highway arch is one of the largest parts of  the Kerch Strait bridge. The weight of the arch  is 5.5 thousand tons, its length is 227 meters and its highest point is 45 meters. The transportation route is about five kilometers. 

When the floating system reaches the fairway the arch will be fixed on the support structures and  finally installed.

The installation operation of such overall constructions as the Kerch Strait bridge is held by Russian bridge builders for the first time. 

Source: the information portal “The Bridge to Crimea”
11 October, 2017

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