On Thursday (August 24, 2017, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of construction Zorana Mihajlovic made unannounced controls to construction site of the bridge near Ostruznica and did not find workers there.
According to Tanjug, the minister visited a bridge the over Sava near Ostruznica on the bypass around Belgrade, where Putevi Srbije is investor, and the contractor of the works is Austrian Strabag and domestic Mostogradnja.
- Now it's 4 p.m., the reports say working hours at this site are every day until 14,30 p.m., but again I see no workers at all. Instead of having at least 100 workers here, there is almost no one – Mihajlovic said.
She outlined the state allocated RSD 3.5 billion for this bridge and that "contractors have to get serious".
The Deputy Prime Minister added engineers of the Ministry of construction, transport and infrastructure visit construction sites in Serbia every week and record situation on site.
Based on these reports, Mihajlovic held meetings where some companies received warnings before contract termination.