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2021 October 21 09:50

Contract signed for Phase 2 of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem construction project

The works are to be completed in December 2024

On 19 October 2021, Azov-Don Basin IWW Administration signed an agreement with Stroytransgaz JSC and for implementation of Phase 2 of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem construction, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Aleksandr Salnikov, representative of Azov-Don Basin IWW Administration, as saying at the transport and logistics conference “Russia’s Inland Transportation 2021”.

The contract price is RUB 27.9 billion. The works financed by the federal budget are to be completed in December 2024.

The hydrosystem’s cross section is located at 3,089 km of the Don river navigable pass, near the Arpachin settlement in the Bagayevsky District of the Rostov Region.

The construction works foreseen by the Federal Project “Inland Water Ways” under the Comprehensive Plan for Modernization and Expansion of Main Infrastructure (CPMI) till 2024 are divided into two phases.

The following facilities have been built over Phase 1: a berth of the construction base; navigable channel including dredging works at the berth; a yard for production/service/auxiliary facilities; temporary electric line. Environmental safety has been ensured at the construction site.

The Bagayevsky hydrosystem project is to solve the problems of navigation on the Volga-Don Waterway and water supply of the Rostov and Volgograd regions, as well as address fishery, land development and Don preservation issues including improvement of the Tsymlyansky water storage basin.

The hydrosystem will let maintain guaranteed depth of the navigable pass on the Don river at 4 meters to ensure its availability for river-going ships, ships of mixed river/sea class and small sea-going ships.

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