Russian President Vladimir Putin «are actually supported» the initiative of building of the automobile bridge across the Lena river near Yakutsk, writes «Kommersant» citing its sources.
According to the newspaper, the Russian leader has imposed on the letter in which the head of Yakutia Aisen Nikolaev asked to pledge the money in the budget for the project, a resolution: «the Situation is ripe to implementation». Putin also instructed the government to submit a proposal. In his letter, the head of Yakutia has announced details of the trace project of bridge transition — 3,1 kilometer bridge and 10.9 kilometres approaches. It is clarified that the preliminary total project cost will reach 82,9 billion rubles, including VAT. Earlier Nikolaev argued that the project of the bridge across the Lena was supported by the specialized agencies and the government, the decision on the implementation of the project could take until the end of this year.