Bridge builders have already started to attach beams to the temporary supports on the Nazimov cape
VLADIVOSTOK. August 14. VOSTOK-MEDIA – 16 supports of the bridge under construction across the Eastern Bosphorus strait have been already completed. The construction of the bridge is carried out in the framework of the preparation for APEC-2012 Summit to be held in Vladivostok. 15 of them are trestle-type supports and one is a bridge pillar. Along with the main structure, the temporary constructions for mounting framework of the bridge to Russky Island are being constructed.
According to Alexey Baranov, Manager of the Vladivostok Branch of USK MOST Construction Company, the bridge builders have already started to attach beams to the temporary supports on the Nazimov cape. At present almost everything is set for mounting of the first framework scheduled for August. It will be quite a difficult work. The builders will have to put together a 200-ton construction between the trestle supports at a height of 30 meters. The project of the bridge construction stipulates the mounting of total of 4.5 thousand tons of metalwork.