A larger underpass for pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be built to replace the Soukanpuisto underpass.

Yläkartanontie’s central and eastern sections, Soukantie and Soukanraitti

Streets and traffic

The contract involves the renovation of Yläkartanontie’s central and eastern sections, Soukantie and Soukanraitti.

Project description

The contract covers the central and eastern sections of Yläkartanontie from the west side of the Soukka commercial centre up to Soukanväylä. Soukantie will be improved from Yläkartanontie to Soukka Chapel. Soukanraitti will be renovated between Yläkartanonaukio and Soukka sports field, and the work will also include the renovation of Soukantori Square. The outdoor water pool will be renovated in the same context.

Roadways and pedestrian and bicycle lanes will be rebuilt. At the same time, the water supply network, district heating network and cable routes will be extensively renovated. A new, more spacious underpass for pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be built at Soukanpuisto Park, and the current Soukansilta bridge over Yläkartanontie will be renovated.

Smooth connections to the metro will be arranged by bus stops near the metro station and by pleasant pedestrian and bicycle traffic arrangements. Trees and shrubs will be planted in the area, and the street environment in the area will generally be made more dignified and urbanised. The lighting will also be extensively rebuilt.

Basic information about the project

Implementation period:

June 2021–November 2022

Contractor:

TerraWise Oy

City developer’s representative:

Hannu Lehtikankare