High rates of the national project "Education" and the growth of consumption of the information required by educational institutions and require the development of the backbone transport network faster pace. The company "RTComm", part of the telecommunications holding "Synterra", was defined in 2007 by the Executive of the state contract for the national project "Education", under which 52 940 educational institutions in the country connected to the Internet. Performing this task in the Volga Federal District provides for construction of fiber-optic communication lines that pass through the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region. One of these lines is FOCL "Nizhny Novgorod – Bor", which provides for the construction of a hidden passage through p. Volga. Tender for execution of the object was won trust "Svyazstroy-4" – the leading and largest company in the construction of communication facilities in the Volga Federal District. Specialists of JSC "Svyazstroy-4" were identified and agreed with the customer place the transition cable FOCL "Nizhny Novgorod – Bor" in p. Volga at 909.4 km (Atlas UGSS eq RF).
Coordinates lie in the transition area rowing canal in Nizhny Novgorod. The distance between the two sides of the natural channel of the Volga River in this area about 1400 meters (including approximately 100 m – width of the island Caves Sands), and with the artificial rowing canal overall width of a water hazard was 1750 m. The Professionals "Svyazstroy-4", which were made by developers and implementers of the project, it was clear that, given the performance technology company GNB Ditch Witch , available in the trust, so essential obstacle can be overcome only by a few steps.