Turkmens liked the quality of the Ukrainians erected a bridge over the Amu Darya and they ordered two more similar designs and the new airport. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has brought new orders from Turkmenistan to Ukrainian construction companies as a whole at $ 900 million
Turkmenistan has only one in the country today road bridge across the Amu Darya River, built by the specialists of "Road Construction" Altcom. " Road bridge between the cities of Atamyrat-Kirkichi — a unique structure, which has no restrictions on capacity and traffic. This is despite the fact that it is located in an earthquake area where earthquakes may reach the devastating power of 9 points on the Richter scale. In addition, the bridge is located directly on a fault tectonic plates. In order to ensure the safety of German experts designed special bearings, provides a number of anti-seismic devices. Was also developed individual expansion joint, which receives all the longitudinal displacement, vibrations up to 1000 mm.
As the pavement to the bridge, the metal base which in the summer can reach up to 70-80 degrees, used modern stuff "Matakril." This multilayer polymer coating withstands high temperature and has a considerably higher strength characteristics as compared to asphalt.
Under the bridge can easily pass judgment, because everyone has the ship's flight envelope with a width of 60 meters and a height of 9.5 meters.
The bridge across the Amu Darya, which connects the city and Kerkichi Atamyrat, opened the presidents of the two states. This holiday was an event of national scale for Turkmenistan.
"On the boat drove in pain. Early in the morning of all, there were a lot of people, but now you can go quietly, quietly go" — happy resident Atamurat Desmarais Kayumova. Due to the high temperature of Ukrainians working in the evening and at night. A road covered with heat-resistant materaly. "He has an extremely high grip tires avtomoblya it harder asphalt pavement 10 times," — said the chairman of the branch of a bridge construction company Alexander Hamaydula.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that the bridge is a symbol of progress and cooperation. His Ukrainian colleague used the image of the bridge, as the compounds are not only the two banks of the river, but also the hearts of the two peoples. The presidents first to cross the bridge. They have prepared the machine, but they were one and a half kilometer walk. After that Yanukovych laid the capsule for the construction of two bridges and a new airport in Turkmenabat. Perform the work will be Ukrainians
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