Yesterday it was opened by Vladimir Putin.
The movement from Taman began around 05:30 in the morning. The first on the bridge were the locals, bridge builders, veterans and the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova.
Several sides of the road also gathered several hundred motorcycles. The bike rider from the side of Kerch was led by biker Alexander Zaldostanov (Surgeon). Vehicles that left from different sides of the bridge met on a road arch and signaled to each other.
May 15 in Crimea, officially opened the Crimean Bridge, which linked Taman and the Crimean Peninsula. First on it Vladimir Putin passed. He got behind the wheel of the construction “KamAZ” and headed a column of equipment with which to build the construction.
The Crimean bridge is the longest bridge in Russia, its length is 19 kilometers. The general contractor was Stroigazmontazh Arkady Rotenberg. The cost of the bridge is 228.3 billion rubles.
The design is a railway and automobile bridges that run in parallel. The railway is promised to be launched in 2019.