Floating crane crashed into a support of the Crimean bridge


Photo: Alexander Polehenko / RIA Novosti

One of the pillars of the road part of the Crimean bridge crashed into a floating crane, and a falling anchor in the waters of the Kerch Strait. This is with reference to the management of Federal highways “Taman” reports “Interfax”.

The crane boom damaged one mast lighting, also bent a few meters of barrier fences. The replacement mast will require no more than 6-8 hours but must wait for the lifting of a storm warning.

“In place are the experts service of the Crimean bridge, which carry out the diagnostics of structural elements of the bridge structure. Any other visible damage at the moment isn’t recorded”, — noted in “Taman”.

It is reported that a floating crane was already dragged from the bridge, he is at a safe distance from structures.

Because of the strong wind in the Kerch Strait on 8 September suspended ferry traffic between the Crimea and Kuban. On the same day in the waters of the Strait were in the storm small tug Shkval. Help the ship had a cargo ship “Buzzard”, he picked up on Board the seven crew members of the tug.

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