Federal Highway Agency of Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation
Federal Highway Agency is a federal body representing an executive branch of power and performing functions of rendering public services, of managing state property in the sphere of motor transport and highway economy, including the management of Federal highways.
Federal Highway Agency is a state body responsible for initiating of special federal, scientific and technical and innovation programs and projects including the “Highways” subordinate program of the “Modernization of Russian highway system (years 2002-2010)” program.
Federal highways management is carried out by Federal Highway Agency directly as well as through the system of federal state establishments and their branches, responsible for efficient federal roads management and for organizing of road construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance works. The system includes:
· 10 federal highway offices;
· 22 highway offices;
· 4 road construction offices.
Control objects are 47.300 km of Federal highways, 5696 bridges and overpasses plus all the property required to ensure uninterrupted all-the-year-round functioning of federal highways.
The total book cost of the property managed and controlled by Federal Highway Agency is approximately 528.975 billion rubles.
Federal Highway Agency also controls 194 federal state enterprises responsible for repair and maintenance of the Federal highways. The total book cost of the property assigned to those enterprises is about 8.570 billion rubles.
Federal Highway Agency operates in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, decrees by the President of the Russian Federation, decrees and resolutions issued by the Russian Government, corresponding international agreements and orders and decrees by Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.
The Head of Federal Highway Agency is appointed or dismissed by the Russian Government at the suggestion of the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.
Federal highway offices, highway offices, road construction offices: