Sergey Sobyanin started the driving of a new tunnel in the Eastern section of the Big Circle Line from Tekstilshchiki Station to Pechatniki Station.
The Guinness World Records confirmed a world record in Moscow for the largest number of tunnel boring machines (TBM) operating simultaneously within a single project: in Moscow on March 18, 2020, 23 TBMs were constructing the metro. Among the operating machines was the Herrenknecht 10690 Victoria, owned by the BTS-MOST Group of Companies.
On April 21, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic visited the construction site of the railway viaduct. STROY-TREST JSC is a contractor for the viaduct construction.
In May, the first highway bridge from Russia to China received a permission for commissioning. In August, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin visited the Blagoveshchensk-Heihe bridge. He highly appreciated the work of the specialists of the BTS-MOST Group of Companies and expressed gratitude to the builders for the construction of the facility.
Repair and restoration works of the bridge across the Zeya River in Blagoveshchensk were carried out. Twelve floor slabs were replaced on two damaged bridge sections. The construction of a new Zeya bridge began. It will decrease the traffic load on the existing bridge by 40-60%.
In the town of Svobodny, the reconstruction of the overpass with a length of 174 meters began after the collapse of the span section of the structure in 2018.
The tunneling between Tekstilshchiki Station and Pechatniki Station of the Moscow Metro’s Big Circle Line was finished.
The traffic on the railway bridge across the Don River in the area of the Tsimlyansk reservoir was launched. Deputy Prime Minister for Construction and Regional Development Marat Khusnullin and General Director of JSC Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov took part, via videoconference, in the bridge opening ceremony.
Driving of a double-track tunnel between Stakhanovskaya and Nizhegorodskaya stations of the Nekrasovskaya line of the Moscow metro was completed.
The docking of both parts of the Nizhneleninskoe (RF) – Tongjiang (PRC) cross-border railway bridge took place.
The work on construction of the track superstructure in the new Baikal tunnel was completed. Work on construction of the track superstructure at the tunnel entrances was underway.
The Blagoveshchensk-Heihe bridge, the first highway bridge crossing between Russia and China, was connected. All asphalt paving works were completed. In a test mode, a trial launch of traffic was carried out on the Russian part of the bridge. The main works on the bridge were completed.
For the first time in Russia, a unique operation that involved transportation of a heavy-weight cutterhead of the TBM Viktoria and the oversized tail section of the tunneling machine as a whole, without disassembly, between two construction sites was carried out.
Later, the specialists of BTS-MOST performed a unique operation on lowering the entire Victoria underground. The shield with a diameter of 10.6 meters and weighing 830 tons was lowered into the shield assembly pit of Big Circle Line’s Tekstilshchiki Station under construction.
On Sakhalin, the railway traffic at the 249th km of the reconstructed railway was launched.
Russian President Vladimir Putin via a videoconference call gave an order to drill the last meter of the new Baikal tunnel.
The installation of the final superstructure of the railway bridge across the Don River was completed.
The final superstructure of the Nizhneleninskoe – Tongjiang international railway bridge was installed between the Russian and Chinese piers.
The first superstructure of the international highway bridge Blagoveshchensk (Russia) – Heihe (PRC) across the Amur River was launched from the Russian side.
On Sakhalin, the installation of the span structures of the largest bridge, at the 269th km of the Arsentievka – Nogliki section of the Far Eastern Railway, was completed. Driving of a double-track interstation tunnel with a length of 1,993 meters from Okskaya Station to Stakhanovskaya Station of the Nekrasovskaya line of the Moscow metro was finished.
Work on construction of the facilities in the Sabetta Arctic seaport was completed. Dredging operations were carried out for the construction of the main hydrotechnical facilities, as well as the port water area. The new port on the Yamal Peninsula will ensure year-round navigation of gas carriers and their passage along the Northern Sea Route.
The first cross-border railway bridge across the Amur River in Nizhneleninskoe (Russia) – Tongjiang (China) is half finished, testing of supports was underway.
The largest superstructure of the bridge under construction across the Don River was erected from the water. More than half of the span structures were successfully installed on the bridge supports.
The tunneling of the Okskaya – Nizhegorodskaya section of the Nekrasovskaya line of the Moscow metro began.
JSC STROY-TREST became a contractor for the construction of 53 artificial structures on Sakhalin Island, located on the sections: Korsakov-Arsentievka (21 bridges) and Arsentievka-Buyukly (32 bridges).
The BTS-MOST Group of Companies began construction of the Russian part of the first cross-border railway bridge between Russia and China in Nizhneleninskoe (Russia) – Tongjiang (PRC).
The BTS-MOST Group of Companies participated in the construction of the Amur Gas Processing Plant. Work on site preparation was underway.
An 850-meter road bridge across the Selemdzha River was opened in the Amur Region.
On December 24, a solemn ceremony was held in the Amur Region to commence the construction of the first cross-border highway bridge between Russia and China across the Amur River in the region of Blagoveshchensk (RF) and Heihe (PRC).
In Moscow, tunnels and an overpass at the intersection between the Dmitrovskoye Highway and the Moscow Ring Road were opened to traffic.
The reconstruction of the Shcherbakovsky and Tkatsky railway overpasses was completed. The reconstruction of the Dorogomilovsky bridge across the Moskva River, the construction of two overpasses across the Khoroshevskoye Highway and two passenger platforms at the 44th km of the Small Ring of the Moscow Railway were completed.
The Kotelniki Station and the Vykhino – Kotelniki section of the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line of the Moscow metro were opened for passengers.
In Pavlovsky Posad near Moscow, an overpass across the railway was opened to traffic.
The construction of an overpass in Pavlovsky Posad near Moscow began. The tunneling works on the new Nekrasovskaya line of the Moscow metro started.
In the Selemdzhinsky District of the Amur Region, a new 10-kilometer section of the road and three bridges with a total length of more than a kilometer were under construction. Two of them were finished – across the Ulikagut and Zheltaya rivers.
The Mansky railway tunnel was commissioned in the Krasnoyarsk Region. The renewed Obluchensky tunnel, built over 100 years ago at the 8,193rd km of the Obluchye – Izvestkovaya section of the Far Eastern Railway, was put into operation.
In the Sayan Mountains, reconstruction of the second Jebsky tunnel of the Krasnoyarsk Railway began. The excavation of the new Baikal tunnel began. It will be the second longest tunnel in Russia – 6,608 meters long.
After a large-scale reconstruction, train traffic through the Kiparisovsky tunnel was launched.
In Sochi, the Adler-Alpika-Service combined track, which was under construction for the 2014 Winter Olympics, was commissioned.
In Moscow, a new section of the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya metro line between the stations Vykhino – Lermontovsky Prospekt – Zhulebino was opened to traffic. The road bridges across the Amurskaya Channel near Khabarovsk and across the Sura River in Penza were commissioned. The railway bridge across the Vetluga River was put into operation.
Reconstruction of the Krasnoufimskiy tunnel No. 4 was completed. Work on excavation of the new Tomusinskiy tunnel with a length of 1158 m began.
In the Krasnoyarsk Region, in the rocky foothills of the Sayan Mountains, tunneling works in the Mansky railway tunnel with a length of about 2.5 km were completed. All works on re-driving of the 3730.4-meter-long Roksky tunnel were completed.
|Combined Adler – Alpika Service Mountain Resort Motorway and Railway Route||Zhulebino metro station (Nekrasovskaya Line, Moscow)||Bridge crossing over the Amurskaya Channe|
The cable-stayed bridge to Russky Island in Vladivostok was opened to traffic. The construction of a heliport on Russky Island was completed.
The new Kuznetsovsky tunnel was put into operation. Reconstruction was completed and traffic through the old Korshunovsky tunnel was launched ahead of schedule. Construction of the Arctic port of Sabetta began in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The road tunnel at the 86th km of the Transcaucasian Highway was commissioned. The construction of the new Tomusinsky and the reconstruction of the Obluchensky tunnels began. The construction of the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line of the Moscow metro was underway.
|Bridge to the Russky Island over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait||Kuznetsovsky Railway Tunnel||Railway Terminal at Knevichi Airport|
The reconstruction of several road sections on the Ussuri Highway was completed, including the 25-kilometer bypass around Ussuriysk.
A passenger terminal at the Knevichi Airport railway station was commissioned near Vladivostok. The construction of a heliport on Russky Island was started. Tunnel-boring divisions of the Group started construction of the new Obluchensky tunnel and a new section of the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line of the Moscow metro from Vykhino to Kotelniki.
The reconstruction of the bridge across the Volga near Zelenodolsk was completed. In Kaliningrad, the bridge across the Staraya and Novaya Pregolya rivers was opened to traffic, and the construction of the new Berlinsky bridge began. Also, in the Kaliningrad Region 13 bridges and overpasses on the Primorskoye Koltso Highway were commissioned.
The construction of new oversized bridges began – across the Amur Channel, across the Don River. In Novorossiysk, the reconstruction of the Bolshoy Novorossiysky tunnel (built in 1888) on the Tunnelnaya – Gaiduk section of the North Caucasian Railway was completed.
The major forces of BTS-MOST were concentrated on the construction of the largest transport infrastructure facilities in Sochi and Vladivostok.
The company participated in the reconstruction of the federal highway M-60 “Ussuri” and the construction of the highway Novy settlement – De-Friz – Sedanka – Patrokl bay; a berth was being built on Russky Island.
The construction of the Maly Novorossiysky railway tunnel was completed in the Krasnodar Region.
The construction of a combined highway and railway route between Adler and the Alpika-Service mountain climatic resort in Sochi began.
BTS-MOST was already operating on 16 railways and was developing a new business area – construction of tunnels.
The new Kuznetsovsky tunnel was being excavated on the Far Eastern Railway. The construction of the new Bolshoy Novorossiysky tunnel in the Krasnodar Region was completed. After the completion of the reconstruction, the Lagar-Aulsky tunnel of the Far Eastern Railway was opened to traffic.
The traffic over the overpass in Podolsk was opened. The road overpass at Matsievskaya station of the Zabaikalskaya railway was put into operation.
The construction of a bridge to Russky Island across the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok began.
In Transbaikal region, the construction of a bridge across the Onon River was completed; a road in the Chita region was put into operation.
The construction of 12 artificial structures on the Primorskoye Koltso Highway in the Kaliningrad Region began. A railway bridge across the Yauza River and an overpass over the Dmitrovskoe Highway were commissioned in Moscow; the reconstruction of the Saburovsky bridge was nearing completion.
BTS-MOST divisions were involved in the construction of the second large pumped-storage plant in Russia – Zagorskaya PSP-2. The construction of a highway in the Kaliningrad Region was completed. The reconstruction of the bridge across the Volga river in Zelenodolsk was underway.
In Blagoveshchensk, the work on bank stabilization and reconstruction of the Amur River embankment began.
|Highway in the Kaliningrad region||Construction of Zagorsk HPSPP-2|
Construction of a bridge across the Ob River began on the West Siberian Railway. In Kaliningrad, the company started the construction of a bridge across the Staraya and Novaya Pregolya rivers.
BTS-MOST started to explore new business opportunities: the work on construction of an earth-rock dam at the Boguchanskaya HPP was completed, an onshore spillway was being built at the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP, and the work on reconstruction of the runway of the Ulan-Ude airport was completed.
|Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP. Construction of a bank sluiceway||Modernization of a runway at the Ulan-Ude airport||Overpass in Tyumen|
The company was involved in operations on 12 Russian railways. At the same time, work was carried out at 560 facilities. The most important projects of that year were bridges across the rivers Kotorosl, Krivaya Bolda and Pyshma. In St. Petersburg, started the construction of a navigation pass and a lift bridge as part of the city’s flood protection system.
Work on the construction of a transport crossing in the city of Penza began. A large traffic intersection and several overpasses were under construction in Tyumen. On the Amur Highway linking Chita with Khabarovsk, the work was being carried out simultaneously at several dozen facilities.
The construction of a viaduct over the Ryabinovy Log gorge began on the Gorky Railway.
|Overpass in Korolev, Moscow region||Reconstruction of the bridge across the Kotorosl River||St. Petersburg. Drawbridge asa part of the city’s flood protection system|
BTS-MOST already operates at 11 railways. The divisions of the company proceeded to work on the East Siberian Railway. The total number of facilities exceeded 280. Construction of the second tracks and a bridge across the Unzha River on the Bui-Vologda section of the Northern Railway began. Construction of a road bridge across the Podkumok River in Kislovodsk was started. Moreover, the work on the construction of artificial structures, a berth and access roads on the Yandykin-Olya railway line was underway. Construction of an overpass in the town of Korolev of Moscow Region began. Reconstruction of the bridge across the Don River began on the South-Eastern Railway.
|Culvert at the Chita – Khabarovsk highway||Tyumen, Morris Torrez St. Construction of a traffic interchange|
From the beginning of work on the facilities of the Northern Road, the geographical scope of BTS-MOST construction operations expanded to ten railways. The most significant facilities were bridges across the rivers Sheksna, Kirzhach, Serdoba, Cheremshan, Olshanka, Moskva, Seraya, Tysya, Volga (the city of Syzran).
A berth and a grain terminal were being built in Astrakhan. Reconstruction of the Sheremetyevsky overpass in Moscow was completed.
Reconstruction of a bridge across the Volga River in Ulyanovsk was started on the Kuybyshev Railway.
|Grain terminal, Astrakhan, 2003||Sheremetyevo overpass, Moscow|
The divisions of BTS-MOST started construction and reconstruction of the facilities of the Sverdlovsk and Kaliningrad Railways. At the same time, work was being carried out at more than 260 facilities located on nine railways in Russia.
The new large-scale projects included a bridge across the Kama River at the Sarapul Station, a bridge across the Vyatka River (the town of Vyatskiye Polyany) and a bridge across the Utka River.
The reconstruction of the bridge across the Oka River in the city of Murom was underway.
The BTS-MOST Group of Companies began the work on the North Caucasus Railway. At the same time, construction and reconstruction of the facilities located on seven railways of the RF Ministry of Railways were underway.
The most significant facilities were the bridges across the following rivers: Kalitva, Khopyor, Samara, Cheptsa, Bisert, Oka (the town of Kashira).
The divisions of the BTS-MOST Group of Companies were already operating on six railways of the RF Ministry of Railways.
On the Privolzhskaya Railway, the BTS-MOST Group of Companies specialists started to construct a bridge across the Buzan River.
Work on the bridge across the Ufa River was underway, medium and small artificial structures were being reconstructed.
|Belogorsk. Production facilities, 1994||Reconstruction of the bridge across the Zeya River, 2001|
BTS-MOST took part in the construction of 160 facilities on four railways of the Ministry of Railways of the Russian Federation, including a bridge across the river Chapaevka on the Kuibyshev Railway, a bridge across the Vyatka River in Kotelnich on the Gorky Railway, bridges on the Moscow-Adler high-speed railway line of the South-Eastern Railway. On the Trans-Baikal Railway, work was being carried out at more than 150 facilities. Reconstruction of the bridge across the Zeya River was stared.
The first building site for the reconstruction of the Danilovsky Bridge across the Moskva River was set up, and the bridge reconstruction was started.
Construction and repair works were underway at the facilities of the Trans-Baikal Railway. An administrative – service building and residential buildings for the company’s employees were being built in Belogorsk.
The production centre in the town of Belogorsk, Amur Region, was acquired and reconstructed.
The production centre, built at Amazar station, began to manufacture the first products.
MOST LLP was founded by the specialists of Mostootryad-55 of Mostostroy-10 group. The major repair of the bridges on the Trans-Baikal Railway was underway.