Nizhny Novgorod region: new bridge over the river. Vetluga will last at least 100 years

On the stretch of Nizhny Novgorod — Shahunya opened after reconstruction w / a bridge over the river Vetluga. The bridge is located within the station Vetluzhskaya. Full length of the bridge — 332 meters The bridge was built in 1926 during the construction of the railway line Gorky — Kotel'nich. Object reconstruction began in November 2010.

  • Photo: vremyan.ru
  • Photo: vremyan.ru

In the course of the work was done to replace all four spans of stacked concrete slabs ballastless bridge deck, repairing of topside supports and foundations, grouting masonry supports, repairs carried out underwater river bearing number 2, was reinforced cones embankment at bridge piers, conducted shore protection measures . On the bridge is laid jointless two-way leveling joints, arranged and announcing barrage system, made contact network reconstruction.

  • Photo: vremyan.ru
  • Photo: vremyan.ru

Updated bridge will allow the passage of convoys weighing 9,000 tons, including up to 130 freight cars.

The cost of reconstruction is 1,537,658,000 rubles.

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