Stroyproekt will design new interchanges on WHSD

Stroyproekt will design new interchanges on WHSD 06.02.2017

Institute Stroyproekt has concluded a design contract for three traffic interchanges on the Western High Speed Diameter (WHSD) in St. Petersburg.

The first interchange will be located in the south of Vasilievsky Island near Shkipersky Protok Street, the second one will be in Primorsky district at the intersection with Shuvalovsky Prospekt and the third will be built near Beloostrov to link WHSD and Novoye Shosse road. New interchanges will increase the road accessibility and the users’ comfort.

The design will be developed by the end of this year (contract completion date is December 2017).

Client: WHSD JCS


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Western High Speed Diameter (WHSD) Western High Speed Diameter (WHSD)


WHSD is the first urban toll expressway in St. Petersburg, 46.6 km in length, which comprises a great number of complex engineering structures. The road links the southern and western city districts with the Ring Road, Vasilievsky Island in the center and the Scandinavia highway in the north, and has improved accessibility of the main transport hubs — Pulkovo Airport, the port of St. Petersburg and the Marine Façade passenger terminal. The new expressway has reduced travel times in some city areas by 50-70%.

WHSD features the second and the third longest bridge structures in Russia — Southern mainline flyover with the bridges over the Sea Channel and Korabelny Fairway, 9378 m long, and Northern mainline flyover with the bridges over Petrovsky Fairway and Elagin Fairway, 8794 m long.


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