In the summer carried out the second phase of the Getingsmidjans rehabilitation, järnvägsstråket that runs between Stockholm central and Stockholm södra. The railway bridge over Söderström to be replaced, which means that passengers may travel with SL:s commuter trains between Flemingsberg/Stockholm södra Station.
But it is not just rail passengers who are affected. Next to the railway bridge is the bridge between Södermalm and Munkbrohamnen to the west of Gamla stan metro station. To work on the railway to be carried out must first pedestrian bridge to be torn down. When järnvägsarbetena is finished in August, a new footbridge to be installed.
– Brodelarna will be shipped from the factory in Tallinn, via the port of Södertälje and further into the lake, then arrive to Stockholm on the barges. The footbridge will be completed on Thursday, 31 October, " says Kent Sahlman, project manager at the Swedish transport administration.
is off, gångtrafikanterna take an alternative route via the Lock. Information signs with maps will be deployed in the area where the orange signs show alternative walkway.The orange loop on the map shows the alternative route for walking under the bridge over Söderström is turned off. Photo: the Swedish transport administration
It will still be possible to use the passage from the Gamla stan metro station to the island of Riddarholmen.
With the new footbridge will also be a protection in the form of tempered glass.
today, one can relatively easily get over to the track, which led to a number of fatalities. On the new bridge we put up a safety guard. Because it is also a lot of noise from both the traffic as the cars, it works also as a noise barriers, " says Kent Sahlman.