The construction of the first section of the Gorky highway relief road completed by 90%
In Kazan, the construction of a relief road of the
Gorky highway from Nesmelova Street to the M7 Volga federal highway is underway.
To date, construction work is nearing completion on the first section of the
road from Nesmelova Street to the Temple of All Religions. The Mayor of Kazan
Ilsur Metshin inspected the progress of construction work.
The Gorky Highway relief road is currently one of the major
projects that will improve the traffic convenience of Kazan, the Mayor of the
city noted. “The number of residents is growing in Kazan, therefore the number
of cars is increasing by an average of 15 thousand per year. Residential districts
are also developing, the city is expanding, so it is important to build new
roads. One of them is a relief road of the Gorky Highway, which will connect
with the M7 highway and will facilitate entry into the city”, - Ilsur Metshin emphasized.
The construction of the road from Nesmelova Street to
the M7 Volga highway is carried out under the Safe and Quality Roads national
project. The total length of the highway is about 16 km and it will run along
the Gorky Railway. The highway is a four-lane road (two lanes in each
direction) with sidewalks and bike lanes.
The 6.2 km long section of the highway from Nesmelova
Street to the Temple of All Religions is divided into two parts. The first of
them with a length of 1.5 km- from Nesmelova Street to Admiralteisky Pond - has
already been completed. Now work is continuing on the construction of the
second part from the Admiralteisky Pond to the Temple of All Religions.
Igor Kulyazhev, deputy head of the Executive Committee,
said that construction work is being carried out according to schedule, and is
Special attention was paid to the construction of two
sewage treatment facilities, one of which was built at the old Kazanka
riverbed. “This was specially implemented to clean storm drains from the road, so
only clean water got into the reservoir”, - Igor Kulyazhev said.
Currently, work continues on landscaping the road,
installing lighting and noise insulation screens.
Ilsur Metshin asked when the construction of the
second stage of the road will begin - from the Temple of All Religions to the
M7 highway. Igor Kulyazhev said that the highway designing is now being
completed, then an experts’ assessment will be appointed. “We would like to
receive the final draft by the end of the year”, - he said.
For reference, the construction of the first stage of
the Voznesensky highway with a length of almost 4 km is also underway in Kazan.
A 17-meter-wide road with three lanes in each direction is being built on the
section from Gvardeyskaya Street to Pobedy Avenue.
This year, under the federal project the construction
of the Great Kazan Ring Road, expansion of Tikhoretskaya and Mekhovshchikov
Streets continues. The length of these sections is 4.2 km.
In addition, the highway along Osinovskaya street will
be reconstructed in Kazan, which will allow improving traffic for residents of
the Salavat Kupere residential district.