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Massive construction work begins near Riga hydroelectric dam

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RULNK Industries has begun reconstruction work of Riga-Salaspils bypass route of A5 state road and the right river bank drainage system of Riga hydroelectric dam. LNK Industries has signed a construction contract with Latvian State Roads and Latvenergo in April. The total cost of the contract is EUR 5,777,777.75.

As part of reconstruction work, LNK Industries will carry out surface reconstruction, replacement of road equipment and reconstruction of weak drainage networks along the 0.30-2.38 km of Salaspils-Babite bypass of A5.

The area where LNK Industries will be carrying out reconstruction lies on the territory near Riga hydroelectric dam, where road traffic intensity reaches 9,000 transports per day. The company has experience in construction work on the bridge of Riga HES and the aforementioned section of the A5 road. Construction work aimed to repair expansion joints, repair damaged bridge supports, which appeared as a result of dynamic loads and restore the drainage system construction.

According to Chairman of LNK Industries Yevgeni Lotsov: «The complexity of repair work relied heavily on high intensity of road traffic and the fact that the bridge is part of the hydroelectric dam’s complex. A lot of focus is provided to the organization of work and technologies of construction work necessary to provide unhindered function of the hydroelectric dam and exclusion of any kind of influence on construction and equipment. Our previous experience in large infrastructure projects gives us confidence that all aforementioned factors will not affect the terms of the conflict and the quality of our work.»

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