During the next summer holidays, road workers will renovate a part of Krakowskie Przedmieście. The uneven stone cubes will be re-laid on the Królewska-Miodowa section.
– We announced a tender for the renovation of Krakowskie Przemiecie on a section that has never been renovated, i.e. from Królewska to Miodowa – said on Wednesday the director of the Municipal Roads Authority, Łukasz Puchalski. He added that the works are planned to last eight months, but the most burdensome ones, related to the need to close the street to traffic, will last about three months. – We will carry it out during the holiday season, when Krakowskie Przedmieście functions as a promenade. September is also an option, Puchalski clarified.
A recurring problem on the Krakowskie Przedmieście road is the jagged stone blocks from which the street is built. On the mentioned section, the uneven surface can be seen mainly in the area of the intersection with Karowa and Tokarzewskiego-Karaszewicza, in front of the Presidential Palace and at the level of Hoover Square. – Recently, a section of the street near the University of Warsaw was renovated. We have changed the technology of holding the stone, we can say that it works. We did not notice any damage or degradation – assured director Puchalski.
A long list of works in Śródmieście
He also talked about other plans for this year. – As for Andersa Street – four traffic lights with priority for trams, reconstruction of sidewalks, construction of a bicycle path – we are waiting for offers. We assume that they will be opened in the second half of February, announced the head of road construction.
As work on the Museum of Modern Art ends, its surroundings will be tidied up. Work is underway on the so-called central square. The western part of Marszałkowska Street will be organized by the city’s Road Renovation and Maintenance Department, while the eastern part will be subject to a tender. A project financed from the civic budget will be implemented on Koszykowa Street, consisting in tiling part of the area. Mazowiecka is also to be renovated, along with the intersections with Świętokrzyska and Kredytowa.
– We are working on Chodecka Street, Jana Kazimierza Street, the pedestrian and bicycle bridge, and the Rozdroże square – said Łukasz Puchalski. Work on the latter is at the halfway point. – March 2025 is the deadline for completing works on the Poniatowski Bridge. They concern structural elements, and the only consequence for drivers is the exclusion of individual parking spaces in Solec and Kruczkowskiego – added the director.
Agreement regarding the tunnel in Wesoła
Vice-President Michał Olszewski had good news for the residents of Rembertów and Wesoła, who are stuck in traffic jams when trying to cross the main railway line.
– We have an agreement with the railway workers for the tunnel in Wesoła. We will be announcing a tender for this investment. When it comes to viaduct on Chełmżyńska then the case is in court. One of the companies participating in the proceedings appealed to the court against the decision of the National Chamber of Appeal, Olszewski revealed.
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