On August 8, 2017, the largest span of the bridge under construction across the river was installed afloat. Don with a total weight of more than 1200 tons and a length of 154 meters.
The work was carried out with the blocking of navigation with the involvement of 7 river fleet vessels with a capacity of up to 900 horsepower.
Earlier, on July 7, 2017, a combined raft of two spans of 77 meters each was installed on capital supports. The total number of bridge spans is 9. As of August 08, 2017, 5 spans were installed in the design position. Currently, work is underway to prepare for the installation of a 110-meter-long farm, namely:
- the device of auxiliary structures for lifting the superstructure to a height of 13.5 meters with subsequent re-support on floating supports;
- conversion pelopor;
- final work on the superstructure (painting, installation of facilities);
- rolling the superstructure on the lift axis;
The planned installation period is the beginning of October 2017.
At the construction site in parallel with the span structures is the manufacture of ferro-concrete designs for building dams, the construction of the cone support No. 1, strengthening of slopes of embankments, the construction of the militarized protection of the Object.
The opening of traffic on the bridge is scheduled for the end of 2018, and work is being carried out in strict accordance with the schedule.