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12.04.2012 A Cable-Stayed Bridge Connected Vladivostok to Russky Island

As “Interfaks” informs, the construction of а cable-stayed bridge to the Russky Island
across the Eastern Bosphorus Strait was completed April, 12. Thus the mainland Vladivostok was connected to the Russky Island.

The Bridge will be put into operation in the beginning of July, 2012.

The Bridge to Russky Island is considered to be one of the largest cable-stayed bridges in the world. Its central span length is 1104 meters - the record length in the world bridge-building practice.

The total weight of the cable-stayed system is 3.5 thousand ton.

The construction of the Bridge was included in a program of preparing the city for holding the major events of the APEC Summit 2012 on Russky Island.