The Head of the Department of physical culture and sport Aleksey Vorobiev informed about financial costs required for preparation of the Football World Cup 2018. First, the officials estimated 85 bln then they removed extra and stopped at the cost of the event totaling 71 bln Rubles. Under the rules, 56 bln of this amount shall be found in the budget of Moscow. The major part of this money, certainly, will go for reconstruction and construction of sport and infrastructure facilities.
In the plans: renewal of two broadcasting centers, construction of a new stadium Spartak, as well as reconstruction of Luzhniki. The tender for design and reconstruction of Luzhniki has already been declared. In the technical task the following is listed: construction of dressing rooms (8 pcs), a conference hall, two sport yards for warming and the office for FIFA representatives. Total area of offices of the renewed Luzhniki will total 40 000 square meters.
Total cost of reconstruction of the main sport arena of the upcoming football world championship 2018 right now is 20 bln Rubles. The winning contractor shall complete all works by May 2017.
Except for the culturing of Luzhniki sport complex Moscow officials are planning to renew a significant part of Volokolamskoye shosse as well as to create a unified navigational system for tourists and city residents. Around 200 hotels for 300 000 rooms are able to tackle with flow of fans in theory.
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