Ilsur Metshin inspected the reconstruction of the second stage of the Nizhny Kaban lake embankment
The Mayor of
Kazan Ilsur Metshin got acquainted with the reconstruction of the second stage
of the Nizhny Kaban lake embankment. The length of two new sections – from Khadi
Taktash str. to Nazarbayev str. and along Marjani str. at Old Tatar settlement
– is almost 2 km. After completion of the works, phyto-purification cascades,
an amphitheater, hammocks, a sports ground, a green area, a picnic park, bike
paths and bicycle parking will appear on both sides of the lake. The work is
planned to be completed by the beginning of autumn this year.
As Kamil Zakirov, director of municipal improvement enterprise,
told the mayor, a stand and a sports ground with a rubber coating and
simulators will be installed on the territory of the promenade from the
existing embankment towards Nazarbayev str. Besides, there will be a pedestrian
bridge to Marjani str. Benches, litter boxes, flowerbeds and navigation will be
installed on the embankment along Marjani str., from which access to the water
will be opened. Boat rentals, cafes and toilets will also be available there.
Presently, construction and installation works are
underway along the embankment – the concrete cascades, phyto-purification
facilities, fences of future pedestrian alley.
The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin noted, when carrying
out the work, it is necessary to consider the all the possible proposals of citizens.
“According to the experience of the first stage of reconstruction of the
embankment, there were many of them”, - the Mayor said.
“We have a major infrastructure task, - Ilsur Metshin
said. – What we have today is a completely different level, there are other
opportunities here. We have picked up a good pace, we are working on the lake,
we are engaged in strengthening the shore. The most important thing is that at
the beginning of autumn we will complete this stage and will have an
opportunity to please citizens and guests of the capital with a new wonderful site
in the heart of the city, a real gem”, - the Mayor of Kazan summed up the
In total, six public spaces are planned to be improved
in Kazan in 2020.
Reconstruction of the Nizhny Kaban lake embankment is
one of the largest and most important improvement projects. The first stage of
improvement –from the Kamal theater to the fitness center - completed in 2018.
Comfortable walking areas, benches, flowers, decorative lighting and beautiful
plants – came into view of citizens after the completion of the first stage of