Construction of the running tunnels towards the Akademicheskaya station began
“The activities related to construction of the pit retaining structures at two stations of the central section of the Troitskaya metro line under construction are near to completion”, said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.
Mosinzhproekt Engineering Holding is the managing company to construct new lines and stations of Moscow Metro.
“Construction of three stations has been unrolled at the central section of the Troitskaya metro line from Novatorskaya to ZIL: Krymskaya, Akademicheskaya and Vavilovskaya. At two stations, Akademicheskaya and Vavilovskaya, the activities related to construction of the pit retaining structures are near to completion”, specified Andrey Bochkarev.
According to the Head of Construction Complex, these activities are completed by 82% at the Akademicheskaya station, with earthwork beginning soon, and the pit retaining structures are completed by 92% at the Vavilovskaya station.
“Installation of the structures enclosing the construction site starts at the Krymskaya station, with removal of the utilities being in progress, in part, the removal of cable lines from the construction footprint is already completed”, added Andrey Bochkarev.
Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, clarified that the activities related to construction of the running tunnels towards the Akademicheskaya station began. Tunnelling is carried out by TBMs “Marina” and “Olga”.
“We intend to start tunnel driving from the Vavilovskaya station towards the future Novatorskaya station within a month”, specified Yuri Kravtsov.
Previously, Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor, said that the central section of the Troitskaya line from the Novatorskaya station to the ZIL station, with prospective transfers to the platforms of the Moscow Central Circle and the Akademicheskaya station on the Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya metro line, will provide for integration of Troitsky and Novomoskovsky Administrative Districts (TiNAO) into the capital city’s transport network.