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Lead partner of the project «Cycling» held a meeting to discuss construction activities

21 January

Directorate for Development of the St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region Transport System held a meeting on construction of the cycle path in Svetogorsk in the framework of the project «Cycling». The meeting was attended by representatives of the Directorate, construction company LLC «Terricon», LLL «Stroycontrol», carrying out construction control over the construction object and Institute «Stroyproject» - developer of design and engineering documents for the project who is now responsible for authorial supervision of the construction to make sure that developed solutions are being implemented properly.  

As of today, LLC «Terricon» has finished preparation of the base for the prospective cycle path on the section at Sportivnaya street, as well as the base for installation of street lighting poles.

Besides discussing the completed works, participants talked about future plans and important questions regarding the next construction section: Krasnoarmeyskaya street from Pobedy street till Sportivnaya street. As a results of discussions, it was also decided that the schedule of works will be updated taking into account winter temperatures to optimize the schedule by the type of works, requiring special weather conditions.

The works that can be completed during the winter are currently in progress. Soon the contractor will start installing the street lighting poles. In spring, the works that are dependent on specific outside temperatures will be done, such as asphalt paving. Besides, the works at the BCP Svetogorsk will be launched.

All the infrastructure works must be completed by the 1st of July, 2021.

Background information:

Project «Adaptation of new approaches to develop cycling and cycling routes between Russia and Finland to improve safety, mobility and environment, and to promote social development (the case: Svetogorsk – Imatra cycle track)» (project «Cycling») is implemented by the Directorate since 2018 in collaboration with the City of Imatra, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of the South-East Finland and City of Svetogorsk with financial support from the South-East Finland – Russia CBC Programme.