In the conditions of an acute shortage of street and road network, The Chord Ring of Moscow is designed to provide Moscow with high-speed cross-links in the middle part of the metropolis. Furthermore, the North-Eastern Chord integrates the Moscow-St.Petersburg Expressway and the perspective Moscow-Kazan Highway into the city transport system, which will become part of the Europe – Western China international transit corridor.
The Group of Companies Mosproekt-3 engineers designed 3/4 of the entire North-Eastern Chord. The new highway runs closely along the Moscow Central Circle and the Moscow Railway radial routes, so the specialists of the holding faced the challenge of organizing construction works without train traffic disruptions.
The overpass over the North-Eastern Chord (the section from Dmitrovskoye Highway to Yaroslavskoye Highway with overall length of 2,4 km) crosses two routes of the Moscow Railway and is located along the Moscow Central Circle. In order not to cause any traffic disruptions on this important mode of transport, we have foreseen temporary railway transport reorganization – during the construction period, the trains were transferred to an additional railway routes, which were specifically constructed for this purpose. Thus, the structures of the overpass were quickly built in safe working conditions.
Head of project
When designing a span at the section from Yaroslavsky to Dmitrovskoye Highway, we used modern structural analysis methods. In particular, we used three-dimensional approach to analyze structures’ deformation mode, thanks to which we managed to make a detailed analysis of structural behavior and design a span with such complex geometry.
Deputy Chief Engineer, Mosproekt-3 JSC