On 6th of September construction works of new Silesia City Center (SCC) were launched. At present, ground works are progressing at level -1 where an underground car park for approximately 900 vehicles will be developed. Together with existing underground parking spaces, it will be the biggest car park located under the ground in Katowice (1 700 places).
Currently, the construction works are covering an area of 8 500 sq. meters. About 4 500 tons of ground are removed every day to prepare a 5,5 meters deep foundation of the underground car park. A total number of parking places will increase by 22% to reach 3 525 after the enlargement. The car parks will be located under and on the ground as well as on the roof of the newest part of SCC.
Erbud S.A. is responsible for construction works as the prime contractor. New Silesia City Center is scheduled for an opening autumn 2011.