Since June 2020, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih has already delivered 1.3 thousand tons of reinforcing bars, which is about 50% of the total need for the construction of a bridge across the river. Dnieper in Zaporozhye – one of the largest infrastructure facilities in Ukraine. The resumption of the construction of this famous long-term construction began in April 2020, and the company became a key supplier of A400 class A-III fittings with diameters from 12 to 32 mm (steel grade 25G2S).
According to preliminary estimates, the total demand for the entire facility will amount to 3-4 thousand tons of rolled steel in accordance with GOST 5781, which is produced in the country only by ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih. According to the project, the Zaporozhye Bridge is a highway of continuous traffic with a length of more than 9 kilometers, consisting of six traffic interchanges. They include 27 artificial structures, including two bridges with separate structures for each direction of movement. The State Agency for Highways of Ukraine plans to complete the construction in 2022, and by the end of this year, to launch traffic on the first stage of the Zaporizhzhya Bridge (Baburka village – Khortytsya island). The entire project costs UAH 12 billion.
For your information, during 2018-2019 ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih supplied a total of 13,000 tons of reinforcing bars for the construction and reconstruction of various bridges in Ukraine – in Kiev, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk and other regions. This year, “ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih” is also a participant in the construction of the bridge in the village. Krushelnitsa of the Skole district of the Lviv region. The company has already supplied 30 tons of metal products for the construction of a bridge on the section of the Skhidnitsa – Verkhneye Sinevidnoe highway. On public roads of local importance, this bridge will be the longest in western Ukraine.