|Novosibirsk||Ob River Crossing – Bugrinsky Bridge in Novosibirsk|
|Sochi.||Back-up of Kurortny Prospect, 3 stage|
A jubilee conference “Current problems in road and bridge engineering” took place in St. Petersburg on 28 and 29 March. The event was organised by ASDOR and sponsored by State Company Russian Highways, Bridge Building Association “Fund AMOST” and the St. Petersburg committee for transport infrastructure development.
The conference was attended by leading Russian design companies, top managers of federal and regional road authorities, contractors, material suppliers and international companies.
The business agenda included discussions of legislative amendments in the industry, possible ways for further development of road and bridge design methods, update and improvement of the existing regulations and the exchange of experiences.
Stroyproekt presented three reports that were of keen interest to the participants. A. Zhurbin, General Director, spoke about legislative initiatives of the Ministry of Transport of Russia. T. Gurevich, Deputy Director of the Design Division told about the WHSD project where Stroyproekt was a main designer. M. Pashkovsky, chief project engineer, made a report about unique and novel design solutions for the bridge over the Sea Channel being part of the WHSD.
The conference will adopt a resolution on required amendments and revisions to the industry legislation and regulations.