Construction of the bridge across the Ob River will be started in summer. The governor called the price of the issue for the region
14:23 20 февраля 2018
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The probability that construction of the bridge across the Ob River between the towns Salekhard and Labytnangi will be started in summer of 2018 is high. The governor of Yamal Dmitry Kobylkin told about it in the interview with “Interfax”.
He notes that the general contractor will be determined as soon as the Russian government signs the decree on conclusion of the concession. The active stage of the construction process is being expected in 2019.
This year the issue of normative documents will be settled. All the participants are clear, the company Russian Railways, of course, is the main locomotive. The intention to fulfill the project “The Northern Latitudinal Railway”, a part of which is the bridge across the Ob River, is serious, because infrastructure is the driver of economy of the Russian Arctic zone. The railroad line will go not through the desert locality but through the rich region with extractive fields located, including, along this route, as the head of the region says.
As the governor declares, the regional budget participates in this object, allocating 8 milliard and 200 million rubles for construction of its motor road part. The total cost of the project “The Northern Latitudinal Railway” makes 260 milliard rubles.
“How many of them will go to the bridge itself, I can not yet say, because its design, materials can be revised”, as Dmitry Kobylkin added.
He confirmed that specialists had already arrived in the area of the bridge construction to conduct researches and to study the bottom.