An accident happened at 11 a.m. yesterday. The biggest crane that was used in construction of Podolsky bridge crashed down.
Several boats were destroyed. 8 people were working on the crane at the time of the accident. 5 of them were able to save on their own whereas three others were saved by employees of the MES of Russia.
The crane had to Â be used in installation the last segment of the bridge.
The bridge is facing an active transformation, asphalt is being laid now.Â Arcs of the bridge are ready.
How could such a huge crane fall down?
Workers say that the crash occurred due to somebody’s criminal negligence. Â Puddles of machine oil can be seen on the water.
Let’s go upstairs to see the place of the accident better.
The crane was intended for bridge construction. It was the biggest technological construction of the type in Ukraine.
Specifications: actual carrying capacity – 680 tons, height of the crane arm – 93,3 m, size of the main boat – 97x16m, mass of the assembled crane – 3000 tons.
The last arc has to be mounted here but nobody knows when it is going to happen.