Bridge "nizhneleninskoe – Tongjiang" across the Amur river is now scheduled to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2022, said on Wednesday the government of the EAO.

Earlier it was reported that this bridge will be the first railway bridge between Russia and China. It is designed to permit two ways to gauge Russian and Chinese standards. The Chinese side has completed the construction of its part of the bridge in October 2018. The deadline for the Russian part are repeatedly shifted, the last time for 2021. The acting Governor of Jewish Autonomous region Rostislav Goldstein noted that "it is desirable to complete all work in a timely manner is the first quarter of 2021".

", the "Rubicon" (customer – ed.) there are no technical problems with the implementation of the project in time. Completion of construction works is 3 quarter of 2021, according to the work schedule of the contractor. The receipt of a compliance report – 4th quarter of 2021, the input of object in operation – 1 quarter of 2022, according to the road map", – said the first Deputy Director of the "Rubicon" Murad Magomedov, whose words are given in the message of the government of the region.

According to Magomedov, now construction works are underway slow pace due to problems with financing the production by the General contractor. Negotiations of the General contractor to obtain financing in the project are in the final stages, he added.