At the Chernobyl nuclear power station completed construction of containment, which should cover the old sarcophagus of the destroyed fourth power unit. About it reports Radio Freedom.

The arch of confinement will be moving to a system of jacks and so will pull her to the unit. The capacity of each Jack – 700 kN (70 tons).

Push the arch will begin in mid-November and this process will take a few days.

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The construction of the shelter started in late 2010. According to the plan, on November 29 the destroyed unit of Chernobyl needs to push the protective arch.

Financing the construction of the sarcophagus, the international community and the government of Ukraine via the Chernobyl Shelter Fund.




Chernobyl ended the construction of monumental Arches 11.11.2016

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