Archive for August 17th, 2012

State-of-the Art Checkpoint is Under Construction at the Bridge to the Russky Island to Be Completed before the APEC Summit

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Construction of a checkpoint is underway in full swing at the entry of the bridge over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait to ensure security for participants of the APEC-2012 Summit. The checkpoint is placed in the area of OJSC USK Most production depot on the Nazimov Peninsula.

According to Aleksey Baranov, Director of the OJSC USK MOST Branch in Vladivostok, the checkpoint has two specialized mobile systems for inspecting trucks, five ramps for passenger vehicle inspection, and a berth for marine vessels. A building for inspection of public and luggage will have twelve stations equipped with X-ray inspection conveyors. It should be noted that the checkpoint area design and equipment include the disabled person requirements.

The checkpoint inspection throughput capacity will be 3,500 persons per day and 720 vehicles per day.

Photo by Igor Lischuk / SK MOST