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|Notice||Plan is to build a new stadium on an island in the suburbs of Samara, with two new bridges and a ferry station as communiaction infrastructure.|
Russia: Construction on Samara World Cup stadium to start in 2014
Local authorities confirmed their timeline for the World Cup venue. Design should be ready within one year from now with construction starting in 2014 and ending when FIFA demands it – in mid-2016.
Russia: Yet another location change for World Cup venue
And a massive cost rise following with the stadium already priced at more than double the initial amount. All this before any construction work has even began.
Russia: Samara looks for designers, stadium to cost $320 million
The southern city of Samara is to announce pre-design tender soon for their 44,000 stadium. Future 2018 World Cup arena is expected to cost $320 million and its location has changed since the bid book sent to FIFA.
Russia: FIFA drops two cities ahead of 2018 World Cup
Yesterday complete list of 11 host cities was presented. Without Krasnodar and Yaroslavl that were dropped despite advancing with their stadium projects. Another venue lost chances in Moscow.