The section of the Northeast chord running from Izmaylovsky to Shchelkovskoye Highway in Moscow will be operational before the end of 2017.
Journalists were informed of the news by Pyotr Aksenov, first deputy of the head of the department of construction of Moscow. According to him, construction on the project is proceeding at full speed, as 45% of the work on underground engineering communications has been performed to date. This section represents the most complex part of the operation for the builders. Work on the construction of two highways has reached nearly 50% completion. The tunnel is 30% complete. The Northeast chord will connect the Northern, Northeast and East districts of the capital. Its launch will significantly alleviate the transport situation in these districts.