Monolithic works on the construction of the platform and concourses of the future Sokolniki station of the Big Circle Line (BCL) of the Moscow Metro have been completed, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow in the government of Moscow on urban policy and the construction Andrey Bochkarev. Mosinzhproekt Engineering Holding is the managing company to construct new lines and stations of the Moscow Metro.
“The total volume of completed reinforced concrete framing of the station complex is more than 85%. The monolithic works on constructing the platform and concourses of Sokolniki are fully completed, said Andrey Bochkarev.
According to him, monolithic works are being carried out on pedestrian exits from both the station’s concourses.
In turn, Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, clarified that the backfilling of the platform and concourses is also performed. It is halfway ready: more than 15 out of 31 thousand cubic meters of soil has been placed.
“The architectural finishing of the granite floors of the passenger area in the platform and balcony level is ongoing, and lining of the marble walls of the escalator inclined tunnels of the first and second concourses have been started. The total volume of laid stone will be more than 14 thousand square meters; currently, more than 4 thousand square meters have been laid”, added the Head of the holding.
To remind – apart from Sokolniki, the northeastern section of the BCL includes Rizhskaya and Maryina Roscha stations. The construction readiness of all three stations is estimated by 50%, and the section is estimated as 65% ready.
The Big Circle Line is a vital project of the Moscow Metro construction. The line covers more than 70 kilometers; 31 stations will be located, 12 are already open to passengers.