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05
May

Jokeri Light Rail laying tracks down on Maarintie

Image: Jokeri Light Rail

The installation of light rail tracks will begin on Maarintie in Otaniemi.

Rails for the Jokeri Light Rail will be installed in Otaniemi in May. The first section of the line in Otaniemi will be installed on Maarintie. After the installation of the track, other works will continue on […]

07
February

Renovation of streets and changes to traffic arrangements in Otaniemi from March 2019 to June 2020 – Konemiehentie, Puumiehenkuja and Otakaari

Puumiehenkuja, Konemiehentie and Otakaari are streets at Otaniemi in the city of Espoo with municipal infrastructure largely dating from the 1960s–1970s.

Taking a little over a year, municipal infrastructure such as district heating pipelines, electric cables, water mains, sewers, and foundation and surface structures of the street, will be replaced […]

28
June

Changes in the pedestrian route

Due to renovation in A Grid (Otakaari 5), there will be changes in the pedestrian route on the south side of the building. The section of the pedestrian route highlighted in red on the map will be unavailable from 1 August to 31 December 2018.

24
August

Changes in the pedestrian route

Earth moving work will be carried out between the Väre worksite and the Undergraduate Centre due to foundation work for the Jokeri Light Rail Line. This causes changes in pedestrian routes between the worksite and the Undergraduate Centre. The section of the pedestrian route highlighted in red will be […]

27
April

Changes to routes near Väre and Maarintie 13

Foundation work for the Raide-Jokeri line and earth-moving work will be started at the Väre and Maarintie 13 worksite, due to which the worksite fence will be relocated as shown in Figure starting from 27 April 2017.

The pedestrian and bicycle route to the north of the worksite will be […]

02
August

Noise and vibration nuisances around the Väre site

The expansion of Väre/excavation work in Maarintie 13 will start at the beginning of week 33 (15 August 2016). The expansion section will be connected to block 4 of the original new building, inside the current worksite fences.

Work stages generating noise include pile driving and boring, as well as […]

18
March

Changes to pedestrian and bicycle routes near library

Figure 1: The new fence line and pedestrian and bicycle routes in the proximity of Lehmuskuja and Otaniementie.

SRV Rakennus Oy will move the worksite area fence line according to figure 1 on 21 March 2016. The move is caused by the transfer of infrastructure in the area. This will […]

07
January

Noise and trembling near Väre site

The construction of Väre in Otaniemi was launched on 28 December 2015. The work may cause noise and trembling in the area.
Noisy work phases include excavation support with steel joints, pile driving (hammer/drill) and the drilling of geothermal heat wells.

Noisy work will be launched on Monday, 11 January 2016, and […]

11
December

Construction work on the Väre building begins – Otaniementie to be closed

Several major construction projects are underway on the Otaniemi campus. Construction on Väre will begin next week in the area between Otakaari 1 and Tietotie 1, with the area being fenced off as a construction.

Due to construction work on Väre, Otaniementie will be closed to traffic between Vuorimiehentie and […]

25
November

Otaniemi campus changing at speed – earthwork to begin

Earthwork for the New Building (Väre) will begin in the middle of the campus, next to the metro station in the area between Otakaari 1 and Tietotie 1, on 1 December. The Väre building is due for completion in spring 2018, and it will be used by the Aalto […]