Rotenberg received full advance payment for construction of Kerch bridge
Stroygazmontazh of Arkady Rotenberg received an additional 18 billion rubles as an advance payment for the construction of the Kerch bridge, reported RBC, citing the press service of the customer's building PKU Uprdor Taman.
In 2015 to the company 48.9 billion rubles were transferred. Under the state contract, Stroygazmontazh, during construction, shall be entitled to receive up to 30% down payment of the total construction cost, which amounts to 223.142 billion rubles. Thus Stroygazmontazh was owed 66.9 billion rubles. All subsequent calculations of the customer with the general contractor will be carried out on the basis of the executed works.
At the same time, on August 23, the customer accepted the work of more than 16.5 billion rubles., work under contract are accepted on a monthly basis as an expense in advance, and to the actual payment, noted in PKU.
The general contractor for the construction it was appointed, without a tender, Stroygazmontazh, 100% of which is controlled by the billionaire Arkady Rotenberg (75th place in the ranking of 200 richest businessmen of Russia, the state is estimated of 1 billion dollars). The state contract was signed on 17 February 2015. The labor movement on the bridge should be opened in December 2018, and the object should be finally handed over - in June 2019.
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