The Russian military is conducting active repair work in Kherson on the only road Antoniv bridge across the Dnipro, damaged by the strikes of the Armed Forces.
This was stated by the Vice Prime Minister of Russia Marat Husnullin, it is reported Russian Interfax on Wednesday, August 3.
The General Staff is ready for a possible attempt by the Russian troops to restore the Antoniv bridgeThe Ukrainian military is ready for possible attempts by the Russian occupiers to restore the Antoniv bridge in Kherson.
July 28, 2022, 3:29 p.m
“Regarding the Antonovsky Bridge, I can say that I think it will be ready by the beginning of next week. There is very active work going on there.”– he said.
Husnullin reminded that the bridge was designed and built during the times of the USSR, and information about the project has been preserved.
“We found a base and people who understand this. We sent the best bridge-building company in the country, which builds the most bridges and the most complex ones”the official said.
He assured that the covering of the bridge has already been partially restored, and the builders have started the second part of the work.
We will remind you that the Armed Forces of Ukraine have repeatedly struck Antonivsky Bridge in the temporarily occupied Kherson with HIMARS anti-aircraft missiles. The rockets pierced the road surface. Traffic on the bridge had to be closed.
This destroyed the logistics of the occupiers, and they built a ferry crossing.