The construction of bridges over the rivers Kama and Bui in the Republic of Udmurtia, which appear in the criminal case of former head of the Republic Alexander Solovyov, has been the cause of scandals and social discontent. This was stated by the Deputy of regional Council Envil Kasimov, reports TASS on Tuesday, March 4.
“We at the sessions were considered a collective appeal of builders and representatives of student groups of unpaid wages. There was a large debt, but with the student teams quickly paid off, but with the builders, the situation was prolonged,” said Kasimov.
His colleague at the state Council Deputy Volodymyr Bodrov added that residents kambarki concerned about the cost of travel on the bridges. “For the residents of a small town the price of travel on the new bridge is not commensurate with their incomes”, — he stressed.
Earlier Tuesday it was reported that the head of Udmurtia Alexander Soloviev dismissed in connection with loss of trust. Acting appointed Secretary of the Public chamber Alexander Brechalov.
A few hours before it became known that Solovyov is suspected of receiving bribes from representatives of organizations that were involved in the construction of bridges over the rivers Kama and Bui.
According to TASS, the total debt to the builders of bridges has reached 80 million rubles, the site employs over 100 people, which salaries have not been paid the last 1-1. 5 months. The Agency also notes that the subcontractors stopped work there is behind schedule.
The traffic on the bridges over the rivers Kama and Bui opened at the end of 2016, while the facility is operating in test mode. It is expected that by may of this year driving through it will be free, then charge will start to charge in accordance with approved tariffs. The marginal cost of passage across the Kama and Bui were expected to range from 340 to 1528 rubles depending on vehicle type and route.
Construction of bridges near kambarki became the first regional public-private partnership, implemented on the basis of the Federal law on concessions. The project envisages the creation of bridges and access roads is approximately 15 kilometers.