Section of heating line replaced in Penza at point where car falls into pit with hot water
Penza, 20 November 2019. PenzaNews. A 500 mm diameter section of a heating main was replaced in Austrina Street in Penza, where the day before a car had fallen into a pit with hot water resulting in the death of two people. This was announced by deputy chairman of the Penza region government Dmitry Semenov.
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"11 meters of the pipeline was replaced," he said at a meeting at the regional government on November 20, when no mass media was allowed.
According to Dmitry Semenov, in general, the pipe is in a normal condition and the thickness of its walls reaches about 4 mm.
"But the section that was broken is in a very poor state, it is decrepit, and the residual thickness of the wall makes up about 2 mm," the deputy chairman of the regional government said.