Residents of the Chelyabinsk region were allowed to Finance the repair of roads

Road signs warning of repairs, standing on a street in Chelyabinsk

To establish road Fund in Chelyabinsk region from which funds are allocated for construction and repair of roads, can physical and legal persons. The bill was approved by the deputies of the regional legislative Assembly reported on its website.

Now citizens and businesses to make “voluntary donations”, which will focus on “financial provision of road activities. In the act, as amended by the Chelyabinsk Governor, there are other sources of road Fund. “Federal law allows us to include additional sources of formation of regional road Fund. After the adoption of these amendments, we will have the opportunity to fill the road Fund at the expense of other sources”, — said the speaker of the legislative Assembly Vladimir Myakush.

About innovations in financing the road Fund at the meeting of the Parliament, Minister of road construction and transport Dmitry Mikulik, writes Znak.com. Asked whether he believes that “someone will sacrifice on our roads.” In response, the official said that in the Chelyabinsk region “developed mining and machinery such companies often breaks roads on the ground, close to their fields.”

Earlier the regional authorities could not somehow make the means for compensation of the damage, although some companies were willing to voluntarily compensate for the damage, said the Minister. He told the publication that donors can become the developers of the subsoil and construction company. “Ready, for example, to invest in our road network investors who intend to build in Chelyabinsk store IKEA,” he said Mikulik, noting that there are other proposals. Now the Ministry has not yet evaluated the size of possible investments. It will take one to two months.