Russia Leads World’s Top 10 Longest Cable-Stayed Bridges
Russia’s Russky Bridge is officially the world's largest cable-stayed bridge, with a record-breaking 1,104m long central span, it was completed in July 2012 to serve the APEC Summit in Vladivostok. Its central span beats China's Sutong Bridge by 16m. The 6-lane bridge also boasts the second highest pylons after the Millau Viaduct as well as the longest cable stays. It was built across the Eastern Bosphorus strait to connect the mainland Nazimov peninsula with Russky Island.
Bridge construction and harsh climate: how climate affects technologies used in construction projects
"(…)However, the construction has not been without its setbacks. Earlier this month, the huge structure to connect Russky Island to the Eastern Strait went up in flames. The fire is under investigation but is thought to have started as a result of the 'human factor'. Despite the stumbling block, which took 11 hours and 167 people to get under control, experts claim it will not cause any delay to completion (...)" Read more
Bridge Infrastructure developments in Russia for ATES Summit in Vladivostok 2012 and Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014
Russia is currently experiencing a major surge in infrastructure investment. With the country due to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Vladivostok 2012 and Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014, the race is on to ensure the country is properly equipped to cope with the demands placed on it. The impact is one which could be transformative and long-lasting, but will it prove a shot in the arm or a short-lived affair?
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