The terms for ensuring the security of the Crimean bridge are shifted by 1 December 2019

MOSCOW, may 3. /TASS/. The terms of the state contract on performance of works related to engineering surveys, design and equipment of engineering systems for transport security of the transport passage across the Kerch Strait, shifted by 1 December 2019, according to the disposal of the government.

The earlier order of the government was envisaged that the work on the road part of the bridge should be completed by April 30, 2018, for the railway part by 1 December 2019.

Also changes are made to ensure the safety of road approaches to the bridge from Kerch and Taman, from 30 April deadline shifted to September 30.

As earlier wrote “Kommersant”, the problems with equipment for the Crimean bridge affect not only autopatched, but the vehicle part of the bridge. State customer, PKU “uprdor “Taman” requires 22.5 million rubles from the departmental security Management (UVO) of the Ministry of transport for breach of contract by 4.5 billion rubles scheduled for Completion at the end of April, but the project has not yet been approved by the state expertise. As a result, reported sources of the edition familiar with the project, the timing of starting the movement of trucks on the bridge has already been postponed to the autumn, can additionally be delayed.

The transport Minister Maksim Sokolov announced earlier, that the trucks will travel on the Crimean bridge roughly in October. Thus, according to him, the safety of the bridge will be guaranteed to the extent necessary for the passage of cars and buses.

In connection with the plans of the builders of the Crimean bridge road to enter his part in operation well ahead – in may 2018, the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation is considering a staged traffic management scheme along the new route through the Kerch Strait.

At the first stage – just after entering the bridge – passage is open for passenger vehicles and buses providing passenger services.

The opening movement for motor transport is planned for the second phase, during the end of 2018. An exception is provided for commercial and technological transport involved in the construction of the railway part of the Crimean bridge: this type of transport can move around the Crimean bridge immediately after opening its road parts.

The transport Ministry reported that in may, will be provided through-passage 40-kilometer autopackage from the Taman coast (from the existing Federal highway A-290 to the Crimean bridge) without the commissioning of the interchanges with the local road network. At the same time on the Crimean side to the opening movement in the operating mode will be ready autopodium from the Crimean bridge to the junction with the track “Tavrida”. Further the movement will go on two lanes of the existing road Kerch – Simferopol.