Posts tagged as bridge

Ukraine opens probe into Russian train on new bridge to Crimea

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Ukrainian officials have opened a criminal investigation after a passenger train from Russia arrived in Crimea via a new Russian-built bridge, arguing that the train illegally carried people across the Ukrainian border. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday inaugurated the railway bridge to Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. He said 14 million passengers and about 13 million tons of cargo are expected to move across the bridge next…

Deglava Bridge in Riga to be closed for traffic on Thursday – interior minister

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Interior Minister Sandis Girgens (KPV LV) has already issued a decree on closing the Deglava Bridge in Riga for traffic as of this Thursday, even though today there will be two separate events held by the Riga City Council and the Economics Ministry on the problems in renovation works on the bridge, informed LETA. Girgens said in an interview with the Latvian public radio that the bridge will be closed…

Italy bridge collapse: 39 dead as minister calls for resignations

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Italy’s transport minister has called on senior managers at the company that operated the collapsed Genoa motorway bridge to resign, as the death toll rose to at least 39. Rescuers searched overnight for survivors through tons of concrete and steel under the shattered structure of the Morandi Bridge. “We’re not giving up hope, we’ve already saved a dozen people from under the rubble,” a fire official, Emanuele Giffi, told AFP.…