The Lauttasaari bridge was first completed in 1969, and it is in poor condition. The modernisation involves repairing and reinforcing the bridge structures and permanently closing the raising leaf. The steel structures of the bridge are reinforced by bolting steel plates on the bottom of the bridges at the supports. The new bridge will accommodate pedestrians and cyclists better, as it will include separate footpaths and one-way bicycle lanes. Furthermore, the southern footpath will be widened so that, at 4 m wide, it will also accommodate fishermen. After the modernisation project, the bridge will have three driving lanes: one from Lauttasaari to Helsinki city centre and two from the centre to Lauttasaari.

The repairs will be finished in November 2020, but the traffic restrictions due to the worksite will be removed in September 2020 when the top section of the bridge is scheduled to be completed. The value of the contract exceeds EUR 18.5 million. The customer is the City of Helsinki, and the execution schedule is from August 2019 to November 2020.

Lauttasaaren silta

Status

Completed

Category

Address

Helsinki,
Lauttasaari

Completion

11/2020

Project Leader

Matti Rekilä

Project personnel

Position Name Phone Email
Construction Manager Matti Rekilä +358 40 532 2171 matti.rekila(a)kreate.fi
Responsible Site Manager Vilho Hiltunen +358 50 087 4263 vilho.hiltunen(a)kreate.fi
Site Engineer Otto Översti +358 44 500 0939 otto.oversti(a)kreate.fi

Artikkelit

Kreate has signed an agreement for the development stage of the alliance contract for the Kirjalansalmi and Hessundinsalmi bridges, one of the most demanding bridge projects in Finland

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and Kreate have signed the development stage alliance agreement for the Highway 180 Kirjalansalmi and Hessundinsalmi bridge renovation project, which will be one of the…

Kreate Group’s joint venture KFS Finland has completed the acquisition of NordPile Oy

KFS Finland Oy, which is equally owned by Kreate Group Plc and the global Keller Group plc, announced on 8 September 2021 that it has signed an agreement concerning the…

The Crown Bridges joint venture has signed the contract: the construction of Kruunuvuorensilta, the longest bridge in Finland, will begin in October

The Crown Bridges joint venture formed by Kreate and YIT has signed a contract with the City of Helsinki regarding the Crown Bridges project. The contract comprises the construction of…