SP SBI Mostotrest is one of the oldest operating companies in Russia and the only organization in St. Petersburg responsible for maintenance of highway structures owned by the City. These are embankments, overpasses, tunnels.
Our organization is the successor of the Bridge Operational Service of St. Petersburg which was first mentioned in the records in 1875. There were 151 bridges in the city at that time.
Today Mostotrest among other provides regular rising of the bridges across the Neva River and creates the necessary conditions for navigation. Only in 2015 the bridges were raised 2,788 times.
AS OF MAY 10, 2016 SP SBI MOSTOTREST PROVIDES MAINTENANCE OF 720 HIGHWAY STRUCTURES, INCLUDING:
- 422 bridges including 18 - drawbridges;
- 53 overpasses and traffic interchanges;
- 43 transport and pedestrian tunnels;
- 9 pedestrian overpasses;
- 66 pipe culverts;
- 98 embankments.
256 of 720 facilities are cultural heritage sites. Each of these objects is unique and requires a special approach for maintenance and renovation. In addition, they have to meet high requirements in terms of preservation of exterior and historic appearance.
SP SBI Mostotrest is engaged in elimination of asphalt concrete pavement damages of the roadway and polymer expansion joints, and repair of barriers and pedestrian railing.
The organization employs about 1,000 highly qualified professionals; some of them are representatives of the professions that are unique not only in Russia but also in the whole world.