It’s carried out during the night-time schedule gaps

“Sliding of the flyover superstructure across the Kursk direction of the Moscow Railway (MZD) is completed by a quarter,” said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.

Mosinzhproekt Group of Companies is a general contractor and general designer of a number of sections of the Moscow High-Speed​​Diameter.

“In line with construction of the Moscow High-Speed​​Diameter section from Graivoronovskaya Street to Shosseinaya Street, sliding of the flyover superstructure across the Kursk direction of MZD is 25% completed”, said Andrey Bochkarev.

According to him, sliding over the operating railway line, where, in particular, the MCD-2 electric trains run, was accomplished during the night-time schedule gaps.

“128 m of steel structures of the to-be-built flyover aimed at connecting Graivoronovskaya Street with Shosseynaya Street were slided across the railway tracks. The length of the main course flyover exceeds one and a half kilometers”, specified Bochkarev.

Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, specified that the total length of the main course flyover exceeds 1.5 km, 42 out of 44 support piers are already built, the length of the superstructure across the railway line is 276 m.

“The total of five flyovers are being built at this section of the Moscow High-Speed​​Diameter. Its completion is estimated at 28%, simultaneously with construction of the main course flyover, construction of two flyovers for the left-turn exits is in progress, with all the support piers being completed and installation of the superstructures being in progress as well”, added Yuri Kravtsov.

In addition, he said, that construction of the flyovers for the entrance from Volgogradsky Avenue and the exit from the main course of the southern part of the Moscow High-Speed ​​Diameter when heading towards Ryazansky Avenue is in full swing.

Earlier, Sergei Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow, announced about the decision to stitch together the North-Eastern and South-Eastern Chords into a new city highway under a name of the Moscow High-Speed ​​Diameter. Completion of the expressway is estimated at 62%.

“For the millions of car owners, creation of the Moscow High-Speed​​Diameter will constitute a new transport reality: faster and more comfortable travels from one area of the city to another. Bypassing the centre, it will take only 40 minutes to drive through the entire city without a single traffic light”, wrote Sergei Sobyanin in his blog.