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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has approved the construction of a road bridge across the Lena river near Yakutsk. About it reports “Kommersant” with reference to the letter that the head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Republic Aisen Nikolaev sent to the President.
The sources said that Putin has put on the letter, the resolution “the Situation is ripe to implementation”. The Russian leader instructed the government to submit a proposal.
According to preliminary calculations, the construction cost of the bridge will be 82,9 billion. In the letter Nikolaev asks to allocate from the Federal budget of 47.8 billion, and another 6.4 billion will cover the regional budget, and to 28.6 billion will pay for a private investor.
The head of Yakutia suggests that the availability of funds, the construction of the bridge will be completed by 2025. Its length is 3.1 km, of 10.9 kilometer will occupy the approaches to the bridge from land tracks. It is assumed that passenger cars can pass on it for free, the rest of the vehicles will have to pay for the use of the bridge from one to four thousand rubles depending on the category.
In December, Putin said that the bridge across the Lena river will be built if it is economically feasible. Of intent to participate in the competition for the construction of this bridge said the owner of the company “stroygazmontazh” Arkady Rotenberg.
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