More than half of the monolithic works have been completed
“The Klenovy Bulvar station of the Big Circle Line (BCL) of the Moscow Metro has been completed more than a half”, said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.
Mosinzhproekt Engineering Holding is a general designer and general contractor to construct new lines and stations of the Moscow metro.
“At the station, the eastern section of the BCL, more than half of the monolithic works have been completed, excavation wall of the station and bays for train maintenance are complete, excavating is nearly 80% complete,” said the Deputy Mayor.
Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, specified that the construction is carried out in a single 600-meter excavation. The station occupies 200 metres, and the rest is for the bays for overnight storage and maintenance of trains.
“The train maintenance point is assessed as complete by one-third. In addition, more than 20% of the architectural finishing of the service areas is complete, the installation of utility systems has started,” said the head of Mosinzhproekt.
The Klenovy Bulvar station is being constructed at a depth of 24.3 meters. Olga, a six-meter tunnel boring machine, recently finished here having passed a 500-meter single-track tunnel length from the Kashirskaya station. In the future, there will be an interchange at the Klenovy Bulvar station to the Biryulyovskaya Line.
The architectural appearance of the station was defined as a result of an open international competition, the design of Klenovy Bulvar is in line with the Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve located nearby.
The eastern section of the BCL, more than 11 km long, includes four stations: Klenovy Bulvar, Nagatinsky Zaton, Pechatniki, and Tekstilshchiki. The section is nearly 50% complete. The opening of traffic will improve the accessibility of several districts in the southeast of the capital.