Bridge building through Volga will discuss in to Moscowthe First deputy of the governor on to work with the government Yury Sentjurin to a weekend will be in to Moscow. It intend to discuss with the minister of transport of the Russian Federation Sergey Frank building of the new automobile bridge through Volga on to a basis nizkonapornoj dams. It should defuse transport tensions with the existing bridge in area of Big Kozino and to prevent « channel erosion » in hydroknot Gorodetsky`s area. a question about building of the new bridge through Volga in area of village of Big Kozino Gorodetsky of area of the Nizhniy Novgorod region rose repeatedly. So, in October, 2002 governor of the region Gennady Khodyrev and the minister of transport of the Russian Federation Sergey Frank have signed the agreement about interaction on To maintenance safe and a sustainable development of a transport complex of the Nizhniy Novgorod region. The agreement provided allocation by the federal ministry of additional means « for maintenance of normal conditions of navigation and a cargo transportation in Gorodetsky area ».
In February, 2003 about necessities of building of the bridge in hydroknot Gorodetsky`s area in the turn was informed by the head of Central administrative board road and a transport economy (GUDiTH) the Nizhniy Novgorod region Yury Muravev. It also has informed about readiness of a management of the Nizhniy Novgorod region, GUDiTH and the European bank of reconstruction and developments in common to finance building.
on recently passed on to the Nizhniy Novgorod fair a forum « the Great rivers » The deputy minister of transport of the Russian Federation, the head of service of river fleet Nikolay Smirnov has declared again about « to extreme conditions on to Volga » and necessities of building of the new bridge. On to words of the deputy minister, every year Volga in hydroknot Gorodetsky`s area strongly meleet. In the present moment depth on Gorodetsky a sluice makes 1,4 m. As mister Smirnov has underlined, experts name this process « channel erosion » and seriously declare about possible failure of navigation in hydroknot Gorodetsky`s area. Already today to courts with osadkoj more than 3,5 m to pass the most shallow site of Volga there is all more difficult. Quickly to overcome this site, the navigable companies it is conscious not load in addition the ships. A solution of a problem, on to Nikolay Smirnova`s words, there should be nizkonapornaja a dam combined with the automobile bridge. Besides, the new bridge should allow « to unload » the existing road bridge through Volga. Calculated on 13 thousand units of transport, the bridge passes in day to 30 thousand units, in result of that in areas there are adverse ecological conditions.
on to messages a press - services of administration of the governor, Yury Sentjurin on to a meeting with the minister of transport of the Russian Federation Sergey Frank intend to designate arguments of scientists - hydrodens for building of the new bridge, collected for forum time. If the government of Russia approves the given initiative, how has assured still the deputy minister of transport of the Russian Federation Nikolay Smirnov, « the new bridge not only will provide successful navigation on to Volga on the next 100 years, but and will improve ecological conditions in Areas ».