Putin will take part in the opening ceremony of the road part of the Crimean bridge


MOSCOW, may 15. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday will take part in the opening ceremony of the road part of the Crimean bridge. As the press service of the Kremlin, the President will get acquainted with the readiness of a Single center traffic management and all operational services to the work of transport crossing through the Kerch Strait. The traffic of cars and public transport on the bridge from both sides will be launched on Wednesday, may 16.

“In a ceremony on the occasion of the opening of the bridge will involve workers, engineers, industry leaders and regions – a great team carried out the construction task six months ahead of schedule,” – said the press service of the President. It is expected that during the ceremony, a convoy of construction equipment will travel by road. The government contract for the construction of the bridge provided start-up vehicular traffic in December 2018, but the first phase of the property shall be six months ahead of schedule.

As reported by the information center “Crimean bridge” for motorists, the traffic on the bridge will open may 16 at 05:30 GMT, and the first on it will pass local residents – the Crimean and Kuban. The movement will be launched simultaneously with the two banks of the Strait of Kerch – two lanes in each direction, the maximum speed limit is 90 km/h. the entrance to autophagy to the Crimean bridge from the Taman and Kerch peninsulas will be open one hour before the start of traffic – at 04:30 in the morning on may 16.

From Krasnodar territory to the bridge leads the Federal highway A-290 to the junction with new road on the Taman Peninsula, then another 40 km by autopackage. From the Crimea, the movement starts from the interchange at the existing highway “Simferopol – Kerch” and then 8.6 km to the bridge.

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