THE SECTION OF THE SOUTH-EASTERN CHORD FROM POLBINA STREET TO KUR’YANOVSIY AVENUE IS HALFWAY COMPLETE
The construction of the section of the South-Eastern Chord from Polbina Street to Kur’yanovsiy Avenue is 50% complete. The facility was designed by Mosproekt-3 JSC, which is a member of the samenamed Group of Companies.
“The Contractor has almost installed bearings of a 382 meters long overpass bridge at the main road. The overpass will be constructed over Batyuninskaya Street, it is currently 70% complete. The end of concrete works is scheduled on august”, – said Andrey Bochkarev, the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Urban Planning and Construction.
The overpass will provide an exit route to a local street and road network near Batyuninskiy Passage. According to Andrey Bochkarev, when designing the facility, the Group of Companies Mosproekt-3 engineers took into account the fact that this current area is marked by the high density of communication network.
“The overpass at the South-Eastern Chord main road comes along Pererva Railway Depot. While working on this section, the main challenge was to construct the facility and not destroy any underground communications so we had to choose an optimal size for the construction site. The construction is conducted under the safest conditions”, – said Anna Merkulova, The Group of Companies Mosproekt-3 CEO.
Top-manager also added that engineers managed to keep transport capacity of the local street and road network near the South-Eastern Chord section at the same level as before the construction has been started: “The span is installed by cranes with the a use of temporary bridge bearings”.