1 Dec '08
Saratov regional authorities have announced $73m plans to build a new 3.7-kilometer embankment in Saratov city along the Volga river.
The project is reportedly to be financed by federal and regional budgets, governor Pavel Ipatov said.
Under the project, the new embankment is to have pedestrian and transportation zones.
Construction has started last week and is scheduled to last three years.