In the occupied Crimea established road the arch to the supports of the bridge Kerch

In August and October, builders have established a road and rail arches of the bridge Kerch

Photo: Crimean bridge / Facebook

In the annexed Crimea, the builders raised road arch bridge on the Seine estuary supports 35 meters above sea level. On 12 October, announced the information center “Crimean bridge”.

It is noted that a gradual process of lifting of the arch took about five hours.

“The most complicated Maritime operation is the second day. During the night the arched span will be to consolidate, after which the movement of the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel will resume,” the statement reads.

For mounting design weight of approximately 5.5 thousand tonnes were used 12 device with a lifting capacity of 650 tons.

At the time (from the 11th to 14th of October), Russia imposed a ban on shipping through the Strait of Kerch.

The Ministry of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories said that the introduced RF restrictions are contrary to the UN Convention on the law of the sea.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed to sue Russia because of the environmental damage from the construction of the Kerch bridge.

In response, the Minister of ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy said that the construction of the bridge does not harm the marine ecosystem.

In August, the Russian builders were established in the Kerch Strait railway arch.

Bridge length of 19 km will become the longest in Russia. It is based August 2015 at the expense of the Federal budget. The total project cost is around 228 billion rubles (nearly $4 billion).

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