‘VIS’ and Rostekh consortium to build the Lena Bridge in Yakutia
Thhe Lena Bridge constructors have been determined
Yakutia 24 TV channel The results of the contest to determine a private concessionaire for the design, construction and operation of the bridge across the Lena have been summed up on Friday, January 17.
“The filed private concession initiative is well elaborated both from the economic and technical sides. Today this is the only serious offer of the investor known to me, provided with all the necessary resources. He was filed by the consortium of two leading Russian companies. There is full confidence that the stated goals and commitments will be met in full,” said Vice Prime Minister Kirill Bychkov.
He also notes that the Lena Bridge will have a significant effect for Yakutia yet at the construction stage: the creation of new jobs, increased budget revenues and the social and economic development of adjacent territories.
“The project to build a bridge across the Lena River has a long history. There have been many attempts to build it, but it has become possible only today, in modern Russia. The support received from Russian President Vladimir Putin is consonant with the goals he voiced in his message to the Federal Assembly, today the main state priority is to take care of people and their needs,” Kirill Bychkov summed up.