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VLADIVOSTOK, May 25 (Itar-Tass) — A low-level 4-kilometre bridge across the Amur Bay will be commissioned by July 2 – Town Day, governor of the Primorsky Territory Vladimir Miklushevsky said on Friday. “The builders have assured me that the bridge will be put into operation by Vladivostok’s birthday, that is, on time,” he said. According to the governor, the asphalt laying on the bridge is currently in full swing.
The low-level 4,362-metre bridge across the Amur Bay is part of a new highway on the route Novy settlement – De-Friz - Sedanka – Patrokl that is being built in Vladivostok under the program of preparations for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum’s Summit of 2012. Its total length is about 40 kilometres. The road opening will make it possible to unclog the Khabarovsk-Vladivostok federal highway around the health resort and recreational areas of the Muravyev-Amursky Peninsula.
He Novy settlement - De-Friz Peninsula - Sedanka – Patrokl Bay highway will link the airport and the city and together with the bridges across the Zolotoi Rog (Golden Horn) Bay and Bosfor Vostochny Strait will make the foundation of the transport infrastructure of the capital of the Primorsky Territory.