The City Hall of Katowice and Skanka S.A., a building company, signed today a contract for the 3 Maja St. and Wolności Sq. redevelopment. The prime contractor will conduct the works for gross PLN 9,49 million.
The fifth most expensive retail street in Poland (according to the Cushman & Wakefield report) will by improved by a new surface and pavements, greenery, lighting and street furnitures. Skanska will also provide the underground infrastructure with new installations, e.g. a power network.
The redevelopment of the 640-meters-long street will be conducted in four stages. The first one includes the works on the northern part of the street from the Market Sq. to Słowackiego St. and is scheduled to be finished by the end of this year. In the next two stages, Skanska will revamp the southern part between the Market Sq. and Szewczyka Sq., and between Szewczka Sq. and Słowackiego St. The last four stage will embrace the works on both sides of the street from Słowackiego St. to Wolności Sq. including the road infrastructure around the square.
“We will start the works not later than by the end of September and will finish in November 2013. The works have to be coordinated with a tram tracks’ renewal and a sewage system’s repair” – said Krzysztof Kamiński, project manager at Skanska.
The renewal of the tram tracks situated on 3 Maja and Wolności Sq. will be conducted by a prime contractor to be signed by Tramwaje Śląskie S.A., a management body of the tram infrastructure in the Katowice agglomeration.