A large-scale replacement of lifts will be carried out in multi-apartment residential buildings in the Moscow region over 2016.
A total number of 1,638 lifts require repair or replacement, the press office of the regional Construction Ministry told Construction.ru on Friday.
The regional overhaul program of 2016 includes 2,318 multi-apartment houses. In 606 of them, i.e. 26% of them, complex repair work, such as façade and roofing repair, will be carried out. In 546 multi-apartment houses (23%), 1,638 lifts will be modernized.
2.9 bln roubles are to be allocated to lift repair. The main volume of work will be conducted in October.