Steps of the city government of Nizhny Novgorod on the preparation of highways for the 2018 World CupFebruary 19, 2018
Fans of sports competitions have long been aware that in 2018 the World Cup will be held on the territory of 11 stadiums throughout Russia, including Nizhny Novgorod.
The administration of Nizhny Novgorod said that it was planned to reconstruct the road leading to the Nizhny Novgorod airport to this significant event, so that fans could easily get to the stadium. Preliminary calculations showed that the cost of work is about 4.3 billion rubles.
Yuri Garanin, General Director of the Nizhny Novgorod General Directorate for Construction and Repair, has previously reported the scope of work:
- reconstruction of the 4.2 km long road and the construction of a new 3.5 km length;
- on Molodezhny Avenue, an increase in the number of lanes to 4, 3.5 meters wide each, and a two-level interchange in the area of Petryayevka.
Designing is planned to be completed as soon as possible, by June 2015. It is expected that a positive expert opinion will be received at the end of the summer, and in October it will be possible to proceed with construction and repair work.
In his statement, Garanin also focused on the fact that the reconstruction of roads is a priority task, since it is one of the points of the program to prepare for the World Cup.
It is also worth mentioning that the regional training program includes the construction of 50 objects.