The work was completed in just nine months. Recall that the bridge was closed for repairs in mid-March of this year. And now, finally, the path along the renewed highway is open.
“Over the course of the overhaul, the supports were repaired, the spans were replaced, the roadway along the entire length of the bridge was completely renewed, traffic lights, new barriers and railings were installed, and an exterior lighting system was fitted,” said the chief engineer of the contractor Ivan Sataev. – Modern high-strength and wear-resistant materials are used in the work. In particular, the railings are made of composite plastic, which does not require painting. In addition, the flyover is equipped with a corrosion resistant composite drainage system, which will increase the life of the bridge. The designers and builders also took care of the environment: all the effluent from the bridge will go to treatment facilities and only then will it be discharged.
And the general director of the construction company, Andrey Tashkaev, assured that motorists will appreciate the comfort when driving by rubber-metal type seams.
– I hope that the residents of Saransk and in general are satisfied, and we will be pleased with the quality work done, – he said, and also thanked the leadership of the republic and the client for their help in solving all the problems. This allowed the work to be carried out in the shortest possible time.
– We agree that the bridge becomes operational, now it is in perfect condition, motorists and pedestrians can use it, – declared the head of the Republic of Moldova, Artem Zdunov, after examining the object in its entire length. – The contractor grants a guarantee period of eight years for all works. If necessary, at any time we can contact for the removal of defects.
According to the plans, the service life of the Botevgrad bridge after the overhaul will be 40 years.
On the same day, the movement of buses No. 3 and 27 resumed in Saransk along the old route, through the renovated bridge.