Construction work at Ekaterinburg Arena reached its final stage

Security system installation and indoor finishing will be completed by the end of the year
15 December 2017
Primary construction work finished at Ekaterinburg stadium of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. This was reported by the press office of general constructor Sinara-Development.

"Security system installation and indoor finishing will be completed by the end of the year," the report said. "Currently, four permanent checkpoints and two temporary ones are equipped with ticket barriers, FAN ID and ticket scanners, radiation sensors with sound and light indicators, introscopes, metal detectors, as well as separate rooms for inspection. An image from 1,500 cameras will be displayed at the Stadium Control Centre."

Four-metre art objects in the form of letters denoting sectors A, B, C, D will be installed on the stadium's outer territory. "24 navigation signs with the necessary information for easy orientation will be placed along the visitor's course. Information lightboxes and signposts will be mounted over entrance units and indoor premises," the company's public relations centre informed.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup matches will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Ekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-Don. Ekaterinburg will host the following matches: Egypt – Uruguay (June 15), France – Peru (June 21), Japan – Senegal (June 24) and Mexico – Sweden (June 27).

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