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Lensky Bridge entered the national program for the development of the Far East

Lensky Bridge entered the national program for the development of the Far East
Photo: sakha.gov.ru
Special project Yakutsk Initiative

Lensky Bridge in Yakutia will be built according to the national program for the development of the Far East for the period up to 2024 and for the future until 2035. The opening of the bridge will lead to an increase in freight traffic in the region by three times - up to six million tons per year.

According to the press service of the government of the republic, the Lensky bridge will create a transport and logistics hub in Yakutsk, where several federal routes will converge: railway, river and aviation, as well as federal roads "Kolyma", "Vilyui" and "Lena".

The total length of the two-lane cable-stayed bridge will exceed three km, and the length of the approaches will be about 11 km. The construction will be carried out by a subsidiary of Rostec, the National Infrastructure Company. Extra-budgetary investments can amount to about 30 billion rubles.

The first stage of preparation of the construction site will be completed at the end of September and will be submitted to Glavgosexpertiza for consideration in December. At the same time, an examination will be received for the first stage of design and estimate documentation for the "Bridge crossing over the Lena River in the Yakutsk region".

In February this year, the authorities of Yakutia, the consortium of the state corporation "Rostec" and the "VIS" group signed Concession agreement about the construction of the Lena bridge. The transition will be built in the narrowest place the Lena River near the village of Tabaga.

The work was planned to be completed Until 2025 yearbut construction is ready complete one year early... The VIS Group stated that it would be possible to do this with the allocation of co-financing from the state budget this year.

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin approved the national program for the development of the Far East... The main objectives of the program until 2024 with the prospect of development until 2035 were to accelerate the development of the Far Eastern Federal District economy, improve the demographic situation in the macroregion, stop the migration outflow, and improve the quality of life of people in the Far East.

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