«Crimean»: the Russians have chosen the name of the bridge across the Kerch Strait

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The Russians chose «the Crimean bridge» as the name of the transport passage across the Kerch Strait, according to the results of the vote.

Second place in the voting went to the option «Kerch bridge». The three locked «Bridge of reunification». Voting was conducted from November 16 on a special website http://назовимост.рф. As noted earlier, the organizers, the official name of the bridge appears on topographic maps and road information signs.

Walk in December

The builders promise that the bridge across the Kerch Strait to be closed by the end of December. However, it is reported that the walk from the Taman shore of the Crimean bridge in end of this year will still only work.
«15-20 December, we plan to link up with the channel of the Taman shore. The same work is carried out from Kerch. We also plan to complete them at the end of December. Throw the small bridges and you can walk from the Taman shore of Kerch», — said Deputy General Director for infrastructure projects of LLC «stroygazmontazh» (contractor) Leonid Regency.

It is noted that the construction is ahead of schedule and the project is financed by more than 75%. Regency also reminded that there is parallel construction and Railways. In addition, builders have reported completion of all of the supports 288 road part of the Crimean bridge, and the bridge deck, according to the workers, collected by 95%. On completion of laying of asphalt concrete the builders will begin to install the device of the barrier fence. In addition, they intend to carry out electrification — to supply the lighting towers, and to build dozens of kilometers of cable lines, to put a road marking and to establish a system of automatic of the road, which will show drivers the situation on the road.Ukrainian authorities have repeatedly stated that the Crimean bridge has a negative impact on the economy. In particular, the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan noted that the bridge has an impact on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol and Berdyansk, where there is a decrease in turnover. In this regard, he called for the introduction of restrictive measures against Russia and are involved in the construction of physical and legal entities to immediately stop the construction of the bridge.

The Russian authorities responded to the statement of the Ukrainian authorities and said that Kiev is just jealous of the construction of the bridge. Chapter Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov also stressed that the bridge will be built regardless of anyone’s opinion.

In Russia highly appreciate the significance of the Crimean bridge. In particular, the Deputy of the state Duma Ruslan Balbec said that the construction of grandiose.

In his opinion, this project will open up new trade prospects for the countries of the black sea basin. He also noted that Russia builds a bridge for the ages.

The Deputy added that the Ukrainian authorities will still be grateful to Russia for the construction of Crimean bridge.

On the bridge

Earlier it was reported that daily on the construction of the bridge involved about seven thousand people. All of them from Russia. In works are involved more than 20 major contractors.

The bridge, which in near future will connect the Crimean Peninsula and Krasnodar Krai, will become the longest in Russia — its length is 19 kilometers. Builders promise that the beginning of the movement of vehicles on the bridge is scheduled for December 2018.
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