Pomerania Ministry of transport expects to double the size of the road Fund

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The Ministry of transport of the Arkhangelsk region is preparing proposals for road projects that require priority funding from the Federal center, the press center of the regional government.

As earlier told reporters the head of the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation Yevgeny Ditrikh, the regions of Russia in the next six years will receive an additional 514 billion rubles from the budget of the Russian Federation on the regional roads up to standard.

«Given the fact that in the current year the volume of regional road Fund is about 4.1 billion rubles, we can say that the amount of «road money» in Pomerania will actually be doubled», — cited the press service quoted Deputy Minister of transport of the Arkhangelsk region Denis Kulizhnikov.

It is expected that now in the national project «Safe and high-quality roads» along with other Metropolitan areas with a population of 100-300 thousand people, will fall and agglomeration «Big Arkhangelsk», which includes the Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk, Novodvinsk and Primorsky districts.
«I am glad that the Arkhangelsk region was developed a new national project. This will seriously improve the situation on the roads in the region», — quoted in a press-service of the Governor of Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.

Russian President Vladimir Putin after his inauguration on 7 may new may signed a decree that determines the main directions of development of economy and social sphere until 2024. Among the objectives to achieve in this period, the increase in the share of roads of regional significance that meet regulatory requirements, their total length is not less than 50% (relative to their length as at 31 December 2017).