The Russian government has allocated 247 billion rubles to the bridge across the Kerch Strait and is negotiating with potential contractorsApril 10, 2018
According to the Minister of Crimean Affairs Oleg Savelyev, the Russian government will allocate 247 billion rubles for the construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait.
He told reporters that it is planned to allocate 416 billion rubles for the development of the transport network of the peninsula. These expenses are included in the state budget as a targeted program for the restoration of the Crimea and Sevastopol. As part of the target wall on the construction of the bridge 247 billion rubles booked.The Minister also noted that the start of construction of this object should be carried out before the end of the year.
Another official, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, emphasized that the state budget will be the only source of funding for the project. He said that the Russian government represented by the Ministry of Transport and, in particular, Rosavtodor, will act as an investor. Regarding the contractor - it can be both domestic and foreign company.
The priority in choosing a construction company will be the economic effect of the program proposed by the candidate. Kozak said that negotiations are underway with various companies, including consortia with Chinese and Italian enterprises.