Kerch bridge

Crimean bridge car section opened for traffic

The motorway section of Russia’s longest bridge and one of the largest in Europe, the Crimean bridge, was opened for vehicles this morning. The first cars to enter the new bridge at 5.30 Moscow time were driven by local residents, including …

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UK condemns Crimean bridge opening

British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan condemned the opening of the Crimean bridge and highlighted the UK’s concerns about human rights in Crimea. Duncan noted that the opening of this bridge represents …

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"Let's go!": Crimean bridge opened

The official opening of a the bridge connecting mainland Russia with the Crimean Peninsula was held today. The ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia's Transportation Minister …

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Crimea bridge gets giant arch

Russian engineers installed a giant railway arch in the channel between Russia and Crimea, as a 19km road-rail bridge takes shape. It will take about a month to fix the arch, weighing 6000 tonnes, to massive supports in the water. …

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Ukraine intends to sue Russia over Kerch Strait bridge

Ukraine prepares a lawsuit over Kerch Strait navigation restrictions, introduced by Russia due to its project to build a bridge to the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine’s deputy minister of infrastructure said Yuri Lavrenyuk …

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Construction of Kerch Bridge half completed

Construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait in the Crimea, which will connect the Crimean Peninsula with mainland Russia, is more than half completed, the head of Taman road agency, Roman Novikov, …

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Construction of Kerch bridge to cost $3.54 billion

The total cost of construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait will amount to 227.9 billion rubles ($3.54 bln) in the prices of the respective years.  It includes the costs of the project contractor Stroygazmontazh and ordering …

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 Kerch bridge to be commissioned in December 2019

Commencement of temporary operation of the Kerch Bridge railway segment is postponed for one year to December 2019, the Russian Government said in a decree amending terms of the government contract for the bridge design and construction. …

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Putin to visit construction of Kerch bridge

Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to get acquainted with the process of construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait yesterday. The Russian president will also hold a meeting on the development of the Crimean …

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Kerch Bridge to start its work by end of 2018

The road over the Kerch Strait is expected to open in December, 2018, RIA Novosti cited Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov as saying. This statement was made at the opening of the 4th bridge over the …

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