Construction of the West Metro’s station stop in Finnoo is set to begin in October 2018. The contractor is a consortium formed of Graniittirakennus Kallio Oy and Aki Hyrkkönen Oy.
The contract covers the construction of the underground station, a service tunnel and connecting tunnels as well as exits on Meritie and Finnoonsilta. Access shafts for engineering works will be built to the east and to the west, and a firefighting shaft will also be provided.
The first step is to set up a base for the works. The works will begin with the construction of a framework for the station’s platforms, including concrete walls, columns and arches. The framework construction begins from the bottom up, advancing floor by floor towards the surface.
During construction, there will be an increase in construction traffic around the mouths of the shafts and access tunnels. Otherwise, construction will cause no major changes in the surrounding environment.
During the construction phase, quiet work may be done around the clock, but noisy work may be done according to the noise permit issued by the Espoo Environment Agency:
- between 7 am and 6 pm from Monday to Friday
- between 6 pm and 10 pm from Monday to Friday and between 9 am and 6 pm on Saturdays, provided that the resulting noise levels in nearby residential properties do not exceed 35 dB
The West Metro’s Matinkylä–Kivenlahti section is due to be built between 2019 and 2022. All in all, the construction phase of the project comprises the construction of five stations, tracks and a depot in Sammalvuori as well as the installation of various systems. Work will be handed over by the contractors in 2022– 2023, followed by joint use tests and official inspections. The operator, Helsinki City Transport, will take over the stations and the track in 2023 in preparation for launching passenger transport.
More information about the construction works in Finnoo will be provided at a residents’ meeting at Iivisniemi School (Arttelkuja 4) between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm on Monday, 8 October 2018. We look forward to seeing you there!
West Metro feedback phone number (Mon–Fri, 9 am – 3 pm): +358 50 377 3700
GRK Oy’s contact person: email@example.com