The first start-up complex — the bridge over the Volga River — was built in 2009.
In order for this to become a real transportation artery, it is necessary to build a launch complex — a bridge across Akhtuba with exits on the road "Volga — Leninist" and "Krasnoslobodsk — Average Ahtuba."
The length of the second start-up complex without transport interchanges — 6.5 km. Car traffic will be hosted by three bands.
The cost of construction is estimated at 16 billion rubles, but due to lack of funding delayed the work, and it has been used only 3 billion (20%).
Therefore, the decision on the allocation of additional funds from the regional budget. In addition, currently under negotiation and consultation with the federal government to increase funding of the project "because of its special importance for the economy of Russia."
— Volgograd Bridge construction provides the opportunity to develop as an international transport hub. This will form the freight and passenger flows from the north and the Urals to the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus, as well as to establish communication with China and Kazakhstan, — Spoke about the importance of the bridge for Russia, and for and Volgograd region governor Sergei Bozhenov.