From the collection "MultimediaArtMuseum", Moscow
“This is for purely formal reasons,” Oleg Valentinovich explained his thought. - In most countries, roads are repaired and reconstructed every 4-6 years, and they become like new. We have about the same standards. However, since the epoch of the Soviet Union, there was a chronically shortage of funds for the renewal of the canvas, therefore, major repairs of most roads were carried out, at best, every 10-15, and others 80 years.
The briefing was held yesterday as part of Transport Week 2011. At forums and conferences, Russian experts and scientists from the regions, as well as their colleagues from dozens of countries, discussed practical issues - effective technologies, design, investment management, use of technology …
The organizers of the "Week" paid tribute to those who implement the projects - laying the canvas. “Let us recall with a kind word workers who work hard away from their daily routine, in the rain, in the sun, in the cold …” the deputy said. Minister Oleg Belozerov at the opening of the photo exhibition "People who build roads." The stands feature works from the collection of the "Multimedia Art Museum". Its employees combined and systematized photographs taken in different years, and the oldest was about a hundred years old. The characters in the pictures always worked diligently, and it was not their fault that the roads and tracks laid by them came in sometimes an ugly state - they simply were not sent for repair on time.
Look what they are, in what conditions they worked. Take a look at their faces.