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Cobblestone and granite cover 3 Maja St.

July 8, 2013 Katowice the City 0

3 Maja St. – the fifth most expensive street in Poland – is being reshaped into a modern and pedestrian friendly space. The meaning and popularity of the area should to be influenced and strengthened soon not only by the new decor and infrastructure but also by the opening of Galeria Katowicka.

The street’s pavement is being made of cobblestone and granite to be featured by new lighting, street furnitures and huge bowls holding greenery.

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Tram tender won by Skanska

January 24, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Skanska has been submitted the best offer for a tender procedure had issued by Tramwaje Śląskie, a management body of the tram infrastructure in the agglomeration. Skanska will rebuild a 3,35 kilometers double track way, contact lines and platforms in two locations in Katowice.

The gross worth of the investment, including works on a 570 meters long track way in Chorzów, will amount to gross PLN

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Korfantego Av. to be re-opened for trams this year

December 19, 2012 Katowice the City 0

After 94 days of works, the tram route between the Roundabout and the Market Sq. – part of Korfantego Av. – will be re-opened. The tram lines 6, 7, 11, 13 and 19 will return to service the section on Monday morning, 24th of December.

The holdup of tram services was connected with the redevelopment of the City Center and the first stage of works between the Rialto cinema and the Roundabout being conducted by the consortium of NDI and Balzola.

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Advanced stage of track works in City Center

December 12, 2012 Katowice the City 0

The consortium of NDI and Balzola is finishing works on the new tram track between the Rialto cinema and the Roundabout. However, probability of re-opening this tram section in December is now fifty percent due to adverse weather conditions.

“We estimate that all works on the Rialto – Market Sq. section are about 95 percent done while the Market Sq. – Roundabout part is 75 percent completed. If we talk only about the tram track of the Rialto – Roundabout area, the works are 90 percent done at the moment”

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Track works underway on 3 Maja

December 3, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Works on the modernization of 3 Maja St. are more and more advanced. Builders have already laid part of the concrete foundation of the new tram tracks. First elements of stone pavement have also appeared.

The works are currently being conducted between the Market Sq. and Stawowa St. This is the first phase of the street’s revamp. The construction …