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E. Samarin. Press Service of the Mayor and the Moscow Government

The works were carried out in stages, blocking one traffic lane in each direction.

Overhaul of the Kiev overpass in the west of the capital will be completed by the end of October. Specialists have already replaced waterproofing and expansion joints, eliminated local damage to the sidewalk railings.

More than 60 road workers are involved in the repair, as well as special equipment, including rollers, asphalt pavers, tracked excavators and manipulators.

“At present, measures are being completed on asphalting the roadway and sidewalk, new barrier fences are being installed, which help to reduce the severity of the consequences of an accident,” said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Housing and Communal Services and Improvement

Petr Biryukov.

The Kiev overpass is part of the Third Transport Ring (TTK), one of the main thoroughfares of the capital. Repair work began in February this year.

“On the overpass, built more than 20 years ago, defects in the bridge deck were identified that affect operational reliability. The work was carried out in several stages with alternate blocking of traffic on one lane in each direction of the Third Transport Ring, ”the Deputy Mayor of Moscow emphasized.

In recent years, 20 bridges and overpasses have been reconstructed in the capital. Now major repairs are underway on Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge. It is planned to be completed next year. The final stage of reconstruction was started at the Butyrsky overpass and Electrozavodsky bridge. Both facilities will be fully open to traffic by the end of the year.

Overhaul of the Butyrsky overpass to be completed in NovemberOverhaul of Electrozavodsky Bridge will be completed by the end of the year

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