Laying of asphalt on the Khabarovsk Bypass highway will begin in May

The implementation of the largest transport industry investment project in the Russian Far East is proceeding according to schedule. The work on establishing the first bypass highway in the region, the Khabarovsk Bypass is being conducted around the clock. 250 units of special equipment, more than 750 construction workers and specialists are used by VIS Group on the construction site. The technical readiness of the road is currently estimated at 33.9%.

Along the entire span of the future motorway, which is divided into 13 sections for construction purposes, the work is continuing on the establishing the base of the road. An additional layer of pavement has been laid over certain sections. At the same time, infrastructure facilities are being erected – 20 out of 24 bridges and overpasses, 3 of 5 transport interchanges, and toll booths in 4 sections.

As the active construction season begins, a new stage of work has started, namely, laying the lower layer of black-sand mixture treated with cement. The reinforcing geo-mesh layer will be laid out intended. Asphalt concrete pavement laying will start as early as in May. The use of multi-layer pavement design allows you to calculate the reception of the planned load by each layer and to ensure the design characteristics of the upcoming road.

The Khabarovsk Bypass expressway is the largest concession project in the region, which is being implemented by VIS Group together with Gazprombank as a financing organization. The public partner is the Government of the Khabarovsk Krai. The concession agreement was concluded for a period of 15 years, of which three years are allotted for construction. The total cost of the project is more than 40 billion rubles, 25% of this amount is private investment. Approximately 29 billion rubles will be financed by a capital grant, including the funds collected by the PLATON system. This is the first large-scale transport infrastructure project, which was financed with the funds gathered by the system for collecting fees from heavy vehicles.

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