Riilahdentie shaft excavation work begins at Kaitaa

Excavation of the Riilahdentie entrance to the Matinkylä-Kivenlahti section of the Länsimetro were begun at the Kaitaa work site on week 47. The Riilahdentie shaft is one of the technical shafts of the Kaitaa contract section. Once the metro is completed, these shafts serve as emergency exit, smoke extraction, pressure equalisation and ventilation shafts.

Excavations begun with boring work that will continue for an estimated two weeks. The boring work is followed by blasting work for another estimated two weeks, with the shaft excavation expected to be completed before Christmas.

Both boring and drilling work takes place on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Further information: Länsimetro feedback phone number (Mon–Fri 9.00–15.00), +358 (0)50 377 3700

Hotline for the Kaitaa site (24/7): +358 (0)40 183 0090