On the construction of the highway "Western China - Europe" mastered more than 20 billion rublesDecember 19, 2017
Investments in the project on the formation of the transport corridor "Western China - Europe", passing through the territory of Tatarstan, are determined by indicators exceeding 20 billion rubles, said Rustam Minnikhanov, who is the president of the republic.
The length of the section of the corridor passing through Russian territory is approximately 2.4 thousand km. The road will pass through the Nizhny Novgorod Region, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, the Orenburg Region, connect with the central Moscow ring road, and then go to St. Petersburg.
In Tatarstan itself, in the process of executing a project on the terms of a private and public partnership, a toll highway “Bavly (M-5) - Shali (M-7)” is being built.According to the republican Ministry of Transport, the estimated project cost is 132 billion rubles. The toll road is scheduled to be commissioned by 2018. The length of this section is approximately 294 kilometers, and traffic is projected up to 35 thousand cars per day.
“Among the first subjects of Russia, Tatarstan gave an assessment of the potential of the transport corridor“ Western China - Europe ”. Beginning in 2005, the project for the construction of the toll road "Bavly-Shali", which connects such highways of federal significance as M5 and M7, is at the implementation stage.