Works are being carried out ahead of schedule at a construction site of the bridge across the Kerch Strait and the third of a total number of pillars have already been drawn in there, the head of “Taman” federal enterprise, Roman Novikov, told Construction.RU on Thursday.
According to Roman Novikov, most of the built pillars are intended for the automobile part of the bridge. Initially, 120 pillars were planned for the year 2016, then the number increased up to 150.
At present, 180 pillars have been driven, the next task is to construct about 200 pillars by the end of the year. It should be noted that construction of the foundation requires over 7000 piles to be sunk, while at present approximately 3200 piles of all types have been inserted.