Construction of Crimean bridge from the beginning of works funded 60% of the contract amount

SIMFEROPOL, August 26. /TASS/. Construction of Crimean bridge, which will connect the Peninsula with the mainland Russia, with the commencement of works funded at 144 billion rubles from 228 billion planned state contract funds. This was reported on Saturday the press service of the information center “Crimean bridge”.

“Since the signing of the state contract in February 2015, the construction financed by more than 144 billion rubles (more than 60% of the contract amount)”, – stated in the message.

Since the beginning of the construction of the bridge year and a half years of work are deployed at all eight marine and terrestrial areas. The centre added that for a year and a half, fku uprdor “Taman” (the customer of construction of the bridge) took the work performed at 94 billion rubles. “Accepted the performed works for the sum of over 94 billion rubles (this is the cancellation of the advance, and upon execution of construction works)”, – said the press service.

The Crimean bridge is being built at the expense of the Federal budget under the Federal target program “Socially-economic development of the Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol until 2020” without Fund-raising. Its length is 19 km, Construction and installation works at the facility began in February of 2016. The beginning of the movement of vehicles on the bridge is scheduled for December 2018-trains – in December 2019.

“Execution of works on the main structural elements of highway and railway bridges is 55%, including major structural elements of the road part more than 74%, according to the main structural elements of railway parts – more than 35%”, – noted in press service.

According to the information center, the construction of the bridge are more than 30 Mostootryad, the average daily at the construction site employs about 6 thousand people. The main cooperation of the construction is nearly 220 enterprises from all over Russia. “Even in the provision of construction indirectly involved several thousand enterprises of small and medium business”, – said the press service.