“The city comfortable for living”: who and what is dug up Tverskaya

Last weekend the city authorities completely blocked the movement of vehicles along the main street of Moscow – Tverskaya for holding work on the improvement of the street.

In the coming weeks, the traffic on Tverskaya will be limited to three lanes in each direction, and at night, from 6 to 9 June – two. The landscaping of the street Tverskaya, between Pushkinskaya and Manezh squares, with a length of 1.3 km, ends at the end of August, the Day of the city. The plot will expand the sidewalk, planted with trees, wires will be tucked away in an underground reservoir.

The winner of the tender to carry out works on the improvement of the streets of Tver was the company “Rador-M”, offering to perform the work 895,9 mln. “Rador-M specializiruetsya on the asphalt, pothole repairs and road markings. The company, founded just five years ago, is one of the largest contractors GBU “highways” (part of the municipal services, who oversees the Vice-mayor of Moscow Pyotr Biryukov). In 2015 the company received contracts for RUB 3.8 bn for the five months of 2016, 1.6 billion rubles In the previous year investigation of RBC showed that “Rador M” and a number near to it companies win contracts nearly a third of the state motor roads

A key principle of improvement under the program “My street” is the elimination of wires hanging on the lampposts. The wires should be tucked away in underground reservoirs. On Tverskaya street length of such collectors will be 13 355 meters. For the construction of underground reservoirs, connecting the two sides of the street Tver, needed to completely block the traffic for two days.

After the accomplishment of Tverskaya street, the regular pattern of the pedestrian zone” to create “which runs all along the street walking the carpet, leading from the Kremlin to Pushkin square”, – stated in the information materials of the program “My street”. Paving slabs and asphalt will be replaced with granite. Only for the purchase of 33 830 sqm and will be spent over 286 million rubles.

According to the design-estimate documentation for installation of sidewalks will be granite from the Karelian deposits “, Kalguvara” and “Rebirth”. The latter belongs to the same group of companies “Vozrozhdenie St. Petersburg businessman Igor Bukato. Field “, Kalguvara is owned by JSC “Moscow stone-processing plant LLC, which controls Mr weaver, who occupies the position of first Deputy General Director of construction companies “SU-155”, which is in a difficult financial situation

In the course of improvement with the Tver street will disappear the movement of the trolley. According to authorities, the electric vehicle will be replaced with modern buses. The Vice-mayor, head of Department of transport of Moscow Maxim Liksutov explained the need for the elimination of the contact network of trolleybuses significant capital investments in its reconstruction and construction of new substations. In 2015, the complete replacement of a contact network of trolley buses cost the city authorities in 10,2-12,4 mln. rubles. for 1 km.

After completion of the excavation along the sidewalk in the open ground will be planted limes, cut in the 1990-ies. It is planned to plant 126 trees and organize lawn with an area of 12 sq. m. of dirt road and reagents, on the idea of designers, the vegetation will protect a double curb with a height of 30 cm On approval of the city authorities, the new trees planted along Tverskaya street, will hold around 12 tonnes of dust per year.

During trenching in the construction of a cable collector, at a depth of 1.2-1.3 meters, was suddenly discovered part of the pavement of the XVII—XVIII centuries. Vice-mayor Pyotr Biryukov, who oversees the implementation of the program “My street”, promised to glaze a piece of sidewalk, so passers-by could look at a fragment of a historical pavement. At the end of last week were also discovered the vaults of the Cathedral of St. Demetrius, which was destroyed in 1933.

Movement “Arhnadzor” appealed to the Prosecutor General with the requirement to check the actions of the city authorities. “The city government approves such work and could not know that the entire center of Moscow, especially Tverskaya street, have a kind of archaeological artifacts,” says activist of the “Arhnadzor” Dmitry Beginners. According to him, after the discovery of the arches of the temple, the city authorities had to either abandon the reconstruction and conducting of underground utilities, buried in the ground again, or to suspend work and to invite to the place of architects for the study of the object. The city authorities have not yet commented on the statement of “Arhnadzor”.

The chief archaeologist of Moscow Leonid Kondrashov, for the building work see the company’s specialists “Archaeological investigations in construction”, led by adviser to the mayor of Moscow Alexander Veksler. His company holds numerous archaeological investigations by order of the city authorities, in particular in the area of construction of the Small ring of the Moscow railway. However, RBC was unable to locate the tender on carrying out archaeological research in the area of Tverskaya street. These works are also not provided technical specifications for design and construction and installation work on the improvement of the street Tverskaya.

In the course of work on the improvement of Tverskaya street will be renovated facades of 14 houses, it is stated in the information booklet of the program “My street”. However, according to the specifications of the tender for the renovation in Tver, the planned renovation of the facades of all six houses.

Tver is planned to create several pockets of Parking for the taxi stand. Instead of asphalt, they will also be paved with granite tiles field “Rebirth”. For these purposes will be spent RUB 13.3 million.

Next year the program “My street will be reconstructed section of the street Tverskaya, between the Pushkin and triumphal areas, as well as the street 1-ya Tverskaya-Yamskaya and Tverskaya Zastava square.

For the period 2014-2018 years the city authorities plan to spend for the improvement of streets, more than 120 billion rubles.

The winner of the tender to carry out works on the improvement of the streets of Tver was the company “Rador-M”, offering to perform the work 895,9 mln. “Rador-M specializiruetsya on the asphalt, pothole repairs and road markings. The company, founded just five years ago, is one of the largest contractors GBU “highways” (part of the municipal services, who oversees the Vice-mayor of Moscow Pyotr Biryukov). In 2015 the company received contracts for RUB 3.8 bn for the five months of 2016, 1.6 billion rubles In the previous year investigation of RBC showed that “Rador M” and a number near to it companies win contracts nearly a third of the state motor roads