Re-testing Volgograd “ dancing “ the bridge have confirmed its safety
About preliminary results of the researches spent in Volgograd experts All-Russia scientifically - research institute on problems GO and CHS the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia have reported. Under the personal order of minister CHS of Sergey Shojgu within two days they repeatedly tested object and have not found out any defects in its designs. On it has informed a press - the secretary of regional government of Ministry of Emergency Measures Ilona of Egorov.
bridge Tests were this time spent without a movement stop on it. It has been made specially once again to check up a surface highway at base loadings. Moreover, even the wind these days in Volgograd was similar on force that on May, 20th has shaken the bridge to amplitudes unusual for it. Four employees from scientific research institute of the Ministry of Emergency Measures tested the bridge well-known all over the country for durability, spent Superficial both geometrical measurements and tomography of its separate knots and details.
- According to the leading expert of institute Gennady Nigmetova, the command of scientists - rescuers has drawn preliminary conclusions that the fluctuations fixed on May, 20th, have not damaged the bridge, and now its technical condition corresponds to norms, - has told Egorov.
the data obtained by rescuers once again will study and systematises in Moscow then experts will make recommendations for working out of new norms of designing and building of bridge constructions in Russia.
we Will remind, the Volgograd bridge through Volga, entered half a year back, have closed for journey and pass in the evening on May, 20th, after its cloth tritely large asphalt waves in metre depth. Within five days safety of the bridge was checked by experts, builders and designers. They have passed the decision that the wind force in 16 - 17 metres per second, blowing with severo - east direction became the reason of fluctuations of the bridge. And thus the object has not suffered and has kept the necessary characteristics of safety. Repeated start-up of the bridge for pedestrians and cars has taken place on May, 25th, however trucks and public transport on it yet do not start up. The regional authorities yet do not specify, when bolshegruzam will allow to return on the bridge.