Several investors expressed interest in the Lena Bridge construction in Yakutia
The bridge project has already attracted several investors
The project the Lena Bridge construction in the republic interested several potential investors at once. This was announced by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports with the reference to TASS.
He said that the investor is most likely to be determined via a tender, that will be announced right after the final project financing scheme.
“There are those who want to. I can say that this is not just one group of companies, but several applicants, who are actively interested in the project,” Akimov’s words are quoted.
Regarding the start of construction, he said it would be as soon as the financing structure, as well as the federal grant source are determined, then a tender will be announced.
Previously, “VIS” investment and construction group expressed interest in the construction of the Lena Bridge. Also last week, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev said that the Asian and Middle Eastern funds could also participate.
Earlier, we reported that potential investors would submit their proposals for the construction of an automobile bridge across the Lena River in the republic in early December 2019. They will be reviewed within a month and a half.