CRR (Central Ring Road), Startup Facility No. 3 , News

At the meeting held on October 31 "RHW" SC Bid Committee opened the envelopes with the Expressions of Interest to participate in the Open International Bidding Process for the Right to Enter into a Concession Agreement on the Financing, Construction and Operation of Central Ring Road, Startup Facility No. 3 (CRR FS 3).

Five Expressions of Interest were submitted to the Bid Committee: Severo-Vostochnaya Magistral LLC, SOK 24 Russia LLC, Invest Finance LLC, Motor Road Construction Corporation LLC and Koltsevaya Magistral LLC.

The concession Bid is held in two stages, prequalification and competitive selections.

The Expressions of Interest will be examined as part of the Bidders prequalification selection, the results whereof shall be evaluated not later than on December 1, 2014.

The State Company will hold public consultations with the companies having been selected at prequalification until the date of expiry of the Bid Proposal submission term, i.e. March 27, 2015 in order to give clarifications and receive proposals related to the draft Concession Agreement.

At the second selection stage the Bid Proposals shall be evaluated by the results of comparing proposals of companies under the following criteria: the Major Grant (budgetary financing at the Construction Stage) and the Concessor payment (the Operation and Investment Payments after the object commissioning).

The Bid results shall be evaluated not later than on April 27, 2015. The Concession Agreement shall be signed in December 2015.

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On August 29, 2014, "RHW" SC announced the Bidding Process for the Right to Enter into a Concession Agreement on the Financing, Construction and Toll-Based Operation of Central Ring Road, SF No. 3.

The total construction cost under the Concession Agreement shall be RUB 75,608,600,000 in prices of respective years, inclusive of VAT. The cost may be reduced by the Bid results. The contract type is a concession agreement. The Agreement Term shall be 30 years.

The initial maximum cost of the Major Grant shall be RUB 42,931,600,000, inclusive of VAT. The maximum Operation Payment shall be RUB 21,744,400,000, exclusive of VAT. The initial Investment Payment shall be RUB 108,274,000,000, exclusive of VAT.

Startup Facility No. 3 will pass across the north-west of Moscow Region from intersection with M-11 Moscow — Saint Petersburg Expressway under construction to the intersection with M-7 Volga Motorway.

Location: Solnechnogorsk, Dmitrovsk, Pushkino, Shchelkovo and Noginsk Districts and Chernogolovka Urban District. The total Section length is 105.3 km. The estimated traffic density is 43.5 thousand vehicles per day as of 2030. The Motorway Class is 1A. The rated speed is 140 km/h. There are 4 traffic lanes (Construction Phase 1). The roadway width is 2 х 7.5 m. The median width is 6 m. The shoulders width is 3.75 m. The road base type is heavy-duty. The surface type is macadam and mastic asphalt concrete. 55 bridgeworks, including 20 bridges, 35 overpasses. 4 multilevel junctions.