KRASNOYARSK, May 9 (Itar-Tass) —— The southernmost section of a federal highway linking Krasnoyarsk and Kyzyl and leading further on to the state border will be built two months ahead of schedule, a deputy director of the contractor company Vostok, Eduard Dobrosotsky told Itar-Tass.
The construction of the 23.8-kilometer section of the asphalt road via the territory of the republic of Tuva till the border with Mongolia will be over in September, 2012.
According to Dobrosotsky, construction works began in 2009. The first 2.9-kilometer-long section with a bridge over the River Erzin was commissioned in 2010. The construction of the third 8.9-kilometer and the fourth 4.9-kilometer sections were started in 2011. “This year, the last section, from 1033rd to 1048th kilometer, will be completed,” he said.
The road will meet the highest quality standards, he noted. “That is why we are observing all standards. We have bought the most advances machinery. All materials used in the road construction works are laboratory tested,” he said and added that the road enclosed stops will be built along the road to make the travel more comfortable for both drivers and passengers.