‘Lena Bridge will be the third on complexity in the country
The project will take into account extreme climate, features of ice formation and ice drift
The future Lena Bridge will be one of the three such constructions in terms of complexity in Russia, said head of the region Aisen Nikolaev during the annual message to the State Assembly of the Republic (Il Tymen), Yakutia 24 TV channel reports.
“Viva Lena Bridge. On December 10, this facility entered the federal program for the construction and reconstruction of bridges. The cable-stayed bridge across the Lena will be the ninth in length in Russia and the third in complexity. Its length will be about three kilometers, access roads – 10 kilometers,” said the head of the region.
He added that the republic begins the project with a proactive position. 2020 expects its design and undergo of the Glavgosexpertise, to finish by the end of 2025. At the same time, the project will take into account operation in extreme climate, features of ice formation and ice drift on the Lena River, minimization of environmental consequences.
Aisen Nikolaev also noted that it is planned to attract a “strong consortium of investors.”