The Leningrad region will become a partner of construction of the Eastern speed diameter

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in potamanthidae Leningrad region Alexander DrozdenkoThe Leningrad region will become a partner of construction of the Eastern speed diameter© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Leningrad oblast will be a partner of the project of creation of the Eastern speed diameter (VSD), said the Governor Alexander Drozdenko during the meeting on the development of VSD in the Smolny.

«Eastern high-speed diameter will emerge from the center of Saint-Petersburg in the areas of intensive development in Kudrovo and relieve flows in the city and in the region, both regions are interested in the speedy implementation of this project», — said the Governor.

VVD will go on the prospect road in Vsevolozhsk on the track «Cola» that will provide significant traffic flow on the regional part.

At the meeting with participation of the acting head of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov, the decision was made to establish inter-regional working group for the construction of the IRR, as well as on the preparation of the planning project areas for laying the track.

It is planned that the highway will be laid in 2019, and fully operational in 2024. During implementation of the project will be applied to the mechanism of the concession agreement.

Highway high-speed traffic across the Neva river in the alignment of streets Faience and Cindery is one of the main links in the frame of urban highways continuous motion along with the Ring road and Western high-speed diameter. The total length of the route will be 27.4 kilometer, including 14.2 km — on the territory of St. Petersburg, 8.2 kilometer on the territory of the Leningrad region. The estimated speed – 120 kilometers per hour. The project envisages the construction of 10 junctions.