Memorial to the fatherland defenders opened on the M-11 Neva Express Motorway

Memorial to the fatherland defenders opened on the M-11 Neva Express Motorway 03.07.2020

The Memorial built on the M-11 Neva Express Motorway (at 561 km) was opened on 28 June 2020, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War.

The memorial is devoted to the Red Army soldiers, who lost their lives during the Leningrad siege breaking in 1942.

This area along the Neva Motorway is named as the Valley of Death since thousands of soldiers died here.

The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Ivanov, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for environmental, ecological and transportation matters, Mr. Levitin, the President’s Assistant, Mr. Dietrich, Minister of Transport, Mr. Petushenko, the Chairman of the Board of Russian Highways and Mr. Sokolov, Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg, and other officials.

On the volunteer basis, our specialists have carried out surveys to find the most appropriate location of the memorial ensuring comfortable access and environment for celebrations and ceremonies.
Contribution of our specialists has been highly appreciated by officials and honored with a medal of Transport Works Construction by the Governor of the Novgorod Region.



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M-11 Neva Express Motorway M-11 Neva Express Motorway

The M-11 Neva toll expressway between Moscow and St. Petersburg is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Russia. It is a much-needed congestion reliever of the M-10 motorway. The new road bypasses all populated areas in Moscow, Tver, Novgorod and Leningrad Regions.


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