Rus News Journal

In Russia will be paid roads without alternative

Paid roads without free alternative in Russia will be. It was declared today by the minister of transport Igor Levitin at the International investment forum Sochi - 2011 .
As he said, the government does not plan to resolve building of paid highways there where there are no free alternative lines. at us presence of alternative free road is fixed by the law, and we will adhere to it - I.Levitin has told.
we will note, earlier the first vitse - prime minister Igor Shuvalov has sounded opinion that in Russia there can be paid roads without free alternative. He has noticed that such idea exists, being based on experience of other countries.
at the same time I.Levitin has noticed that in Russia does not suffice from a half-million to one million in km of roads. As he said, in Russia all roads converge in Moscow which acts as transit. It concerns both automobile, and the railways. The minister considers that it is necessary to create a network of roads which will be united by knots on regions.
I.Levitin has reminded that for attraction of investments into building of an infrastructure the government has accepted the concept of the federal law on use of the mechanism of life cycles along with kontsessionnymi agreements at a construction of roads.
also from next year the decision on formation of regional road funds is accepted.
we will remind that on building, major repairs and the maintenance of highways in Russia in 2012. From the federal budget it will be allocated 364 mlrd rbl. About it informed on August, 31st vitse - the prime minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ivanov. As he said, this year for these purposes it is allocated 309 mlrd rbl.