The arch of a bridge to Crimea weighed six thousand tons moved on the floating support

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in fotobanka arches rail and automotive bridge across the Kerch Strait. 26 July 2017The arch of a bridge to Crimea weighed six thousand tons moved on the floating support© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

Railway arch bridge across the Kerch Strait, weighing 6 thousand tons moved from the coast of the supports on the pontoons of the floating supports and prepares for transport to place of installation on the Seine estuary supports, according to information center «the Crimean bridge».

Surgery to install a railway arch span of the bridge across the Kerch Strait began on Sunday morning, the shipping traffic in the Strait was suspended for 72 hours. Arch spans with a length of 227 meters and a height of 45 meters will be installed for spans with a height of 35 meters.

«Floating support has assumed the weight of a railway arch bridge: the construction weighs more than 6 thousand tons is lifted with the auxiliary bearings on the piers and is now held by only the floating feet», — the press service reported.

Loading facilities on the floating support was staff signed the final act of technical readiness of the arch span to transport.

«In fact, the bridge builders gave the arch the sailors who will now deliver it to the fairway for a further upswing in Seine estuary supports of the bridge,» — said the press service.The arch of a bridge to Crimea weighed six thousand tons moved on the floating support© The information center «Crimean bridge»the cat Bridge to the main building of the Crimea got the stickers in Telegram

The output of lawsystem of «bucket» in the Kerch technological platforms will be carried out on the hoists with pile anchors and anchor cables next to the bridge – the tugs and in the end of the road – again the winches of anchor cables. This is due to the precision of the operation: lawsystem must log in to the target between the Seine estuary supports with a maximum total gap of up to 65 inches, which will be recorded anchor ropes.

The design provides for viewing the moves, cable construction, drainage trays, lightning protection and grounding, monitoring system of engineering structures, air navigation and vessel alarm system, centralization and blocking (SCB), communication and lighting poles, architectural lighting. The movement of trains is provided in two ways.

The bridge across the Kerch Strait that will link Crimea and Krasnodar Krai, will be the longest in Russia — its length is 19 kilometers. The beginning of the movement of vehicles on the bridge is scheduled for December 2018.