On Saturday, 08 June, Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov held an onsite meeting to check construction progress of the Highway’s Sections 7 and 8. Answering journalists' questions, he emphasized that no technically fatal problems were found.
At the M11 interchange with Saint Petersburg Ring Road, works are underway on installing the guardrails and junctions to the Ring Road.
At a nearby toll plaza, technical outfitting of the administrative complex building and auxiliary facilities is underway.
In the tunnel going under the Warsaw direction railway, finishing works are at the completion stage.
Temporary traffic via the Izhora bridge started.
At the interchange with the A120 motor road, traffic started at Phase 1 of the M11 overpass.
At the highway section from A-120 to Veliky Novgorod, construction of engineering structures was almost completed, asphalt concrete pavement was laid and permanent traffic started. Installation of guardrails and lighting poles is 50% completed as per design.
Traffic from Saint Petersburg to Viliky Novgorod is planned to start this autumn.