In Nizhni Novgorod has begun the installation of the roof on the stadium which will host the 2018 world Cup

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in photobacteria the site of the stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, built for the world Cup in 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod. Archival photoIn Nizhni Novgorod has begun the installation of the roof on the stadium which will host the 2018 world Cup© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

Acting as a construction contractor in Nizhny Novgorod stadium for world Cup 2018 company Stroytransgaz has begun the installation of a roof of translucent polycarbonate at the facility, reported the press service of the Governor and government of the region.

It is noted that on Monday at the stadium took place the meeting under the leadership of Governor Valery Shantsev. As explained in the press service, the roof of translucent polycarbonate is high in strength and is made in three colors – white, blue and blue, alternating in a checkerboard pattern. The roof area will be about 57 thousand square meters.

Shantsev in the course of the inspection also praised other work on the construction of the stadium.

«Installation of engineering systems, builders are engaged in landscaping roads. Works like I expected, now very much because the finish of events like these is understandable, but very time consuming. I think that another 500 people have here to add in order to qualitatively and in time to carry out all finishing work,» — said Shantsev.

According to the head of construction of the stadium, Sergey Pichushkin, now the facility also continues the football field — from 36 km of pipes of a heating system is already stacked field 5 km, with construction of a pedestrian overpass, being the finishing work.

At the stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, is designed for 45 thousand spectators, will host group stage matches of the world Cup, and 1/8 and 1/4 finals. In the future, the stadium will be used as a multifunctional venue for various events.

The first ever world Cup in Russia will take place from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The tournament matches will be played in Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg.

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