Automobile traffic on the bridge across the Kerch Strait will be launched on May 16, the Crimean Bridge information center reported.
“This is six months earlier than the deadline for the state contract (December 2018.) The first residents to cross the bridge are Crimean and Kuban residents,” the press release notes.Passage for passenger cars and passenger buses will be opened simultaneously from the two banks of the Kerch Strait – two lanes in each direction.
“The maximum allowed speed is 90 km / h, the stop on the bridge is prohibited.The entrance to the Crimean bridge from the Taman and Kerch peninsulas will be opened an hour before the traffic on the bridge – at 4:30 Moscow time,” the info center said.
On the eve of the launch of the movement, on May 15, the road section of the Crimean bridge will be inaugurated by the builders. Vladimir Putin will take part in the ceremony.Also today it became known that the builders completed the construction of auto approaches to the bridge. There are no plans to open additional overpasses and interchanges – all design solutions have been completed.
The bridge across the Kerch Strait, which will connect the Crimea and the Krasnodar Territory, will be the longest in Russia – its length will be 19 kilometers.