Sobyanin opened traffic on the new overpass on the Volokolamsk highway

MOSCOW, 28 September. The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin on Monday opened traffic on the new viaduct, built on the Volokolamsk highway in the area of metro station “Tushinskaya”. At a planned construction period of 20 months, the flyover was built for nine.

“We continue to improve the traffic situation on the roads of the city. Now there is a reconstruction of Volokolamke. Built a viaduct which will provide access to the metro station “Tushinskaya”, “Spartacus”, to the new stadium “Open arena” and will improve overall traffic on Volokolamke”, – said Sobyanin.

He also said that in may next year we plan to complete construction on the Volokolamsk highway overpass over the Small railway ring. “Overall, the entire reconstruction of Volokolamsky over. Two such “narrow” problem space will be reconstructed,” said the mayor.

Reconstruction of Volokolamsk highway

The length of the new overpass is 0.75 km, the road has three lanes in each direction. Thus, the number of lanes on this stretch of the Volokolamskoye highway increases from four to six in each direction (three lanes on the overpass and three lanes on the doublers on the ground). Turns for the entrance of transport to the metro stations Tushinskaya and Spartak” and the football stadium “Open arena” and other local facilities will be organized in podstakannik space.

The flyover construction is a part of the reconstruction of outbound motorways Volokolamsk highway.

In addition, the project provides the device doubles Volokolamsk highway – 2.5 km, the construction of the Projected proyezd No. 5219 (entrance to the metro station “Spartak”) to 87.5 m, the arrangement of dedicated lanes for public transport on Volokolamsk highway doubles with a total length of 2.5 km is Also planned the construction and reconstruction of three pedestrian underpasses, reconstruction of engineering communications and installation 3.6 thousand Soundproofed Windows.

Within the framework of the project of reconstruction of the built 4.3 km of new roads. Public transport will be organized on parallel roads for dedicated lanes.

The reconstruction will allow to separate the flows of traffic on Volokolamskoye highway and the adjacent road network to organize transit traffic movement on this stretch of highway and improve transport accessibility of areas of Moscow Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo, South Tushino and Shchukino. According to calculations, the capacity of a given area of the Volokolamsk highway will increase by 20-25%. In addition, currently under reconstruction Volokolamskaya overpass above the tracks of the Small ring of the Moscow railway.