Smolny announced tender for site improvements at Zenit Arena territory for 2.4 billion rubles
St. Petersburg Construction Committee announced tender for the selection of a subcontractor for site improvements around the stadium under construction on the Krestovsky Island, which will hold match games during the 2018 World Cup.
Today, August 3, St. Petersburg authorities posted a request for proposals on the state procurement website for the integrated development of the territory of Krestovsky Island’s western part (part of Primorsky Victory Park), at the Zenit Arena construction site. State contract price makes 2.390 billion rubles.
The Construction Committee will accept requests from potential contractors for a week. The tender results will be announced on August 9.
In terms of reference, it is stated that the contractor must install 16 access control pavilions, eight car parks, two checkpoints, as well as reconstruct two cash pavilions left from the Kirov Stadium. In addition, the contractor is obliged to accommodate driveways and sidewalks with asphalt concrete pavement, lawns with ornamental trees and shrubs, and install certain architectural forms.
All work must be completed by December 26, 2016.
The CrimeRussia has earlier reported that contracts with the previous contractors, namely Transstroy Engineering Company JSC for 12.29 billion rubles, Transstroy-SPb Engineering Corporation LLC for 9.13 billion rubles, and Transstroy Corporation for 1.77 billion rubles, had been terminated. In August, following the results of the tender, Smolny will select a new contractor to build the stadium. The maximum contract price for the construction of Zenit Arena, which is currently at the final stage (according to the Chairman of the Federation Council Commission for preparation and conduct of the FIFA World Cup Vadim Tyulpanov), will amount to 5.2 billion rubles.
As reported by the Construction Committee, the former contractors completed work estimated at 29.56 billion rubles. According to the media, the potential participants of the tender for a new contractor include Metrostroy and Vodokanal Sankt-Peterburga State Unitary Enterprise, subordinated to Smolny.
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