The work is being carried out around the clock

“Construction of the eastern section of the Big Circle Line (BCL) of the Moscow Metro is 77% complete”, said Sergei Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow, during the inspection of the construction work at the Tekstilshchiki BCL station.

Mosinzhproekt Group of Companies is a general designer and general contractor to build the new lines and stations of the Moscow Metro.

“The BCL continues to be actively constructed. The eastern section of the Big Circle Line includes four stations. It is 77% complete and there is no doubt that it will be commissioned in 2023 as scheduled”, said Sergei Sobyanin, according to the Moscow News Agency.

Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction, noted that the utilities are planned to be tested at the sites being commissioned.

“Already in June, the voltage will be connected to all sites and stations. This will be a big step for us marking that we can start installing and running of all the required life-support and traffic management systems”, specified Andrey Bochkarev.

Konstantin Maslakov, General Director of MIP-Stroy 1 (part of the Mosinzhproekt Group of Companies), reported to the Mayor of Moscow that the overall construction readiness of the Tekstilshchiki station is 85%.

“Currently, we are completing the in-situ concreting, it is estimated at 95% complete. The work is being carried out around the clock, with about 800 people involved at the site”, said Konstantin Maslakov.

The eastern section of the Big Circle Line is around 11 km long. It includes four stations: Klenovy Bulvar, Nagatinsky Zaton, Pechatniki and Tekstilshchiki. Opening of the section will improve the transport accessibility for a number of districts in the south-east of Moscow.