Construction and installation work got underway following approval of the bridge’s design by Russia’s Chief Directorate of State Expert Review. The 19-kilometre bridge will connect Taman and Kerch and will be the longest in Russia.
Inspection of Kerch Strait bridge site
Vladimir Putin inspected from on board a helicopter the construction work underway at Tuzla Island for the project to build a bridge across the Kerch Strait to Crimea. The President then visited the construction site, where he inspected the state of progress and spoke with the construction workers.