Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (Russian: Стадион Нижний Новгород) is a football stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia which is under construction. It is one of the venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It will have a capacity of 44,899 spectators. 27/5000
General fact about the stadium
The projected total area of the stadium building is 127,500 m².
The capacity of the stadium will be 45,000 seats, including 902 seats for low-mobility groups of people together with accompanying persons. It is expected that after the tournament is over, the stadium will be used for home matches of the FC Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod in the Russian Football Premier League.
In the spring of 2017, Governor Valery Shantsev suggested that the stadium will be used for competitions in other sports, as well as for other major events and concerts.
At the end of 2014, the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation signed a contract with OAO Stroytransgaz for the construction of a stadium worth 16.756 billion rubles for an area of 21.6 hectares. The total estimated cost of the stadium, which includes, in addition to the construction and installation works performed by the general contractor, also the design cost, is 17.9 billion rubles.
Works on the construction of the stadium "Nizhny Novgorod" began in 2015.
Until the end of 2015, JSC Stroytransgaz carried out the main activities of the preparatory stage of works and part of the works of the main construction period - excavation, pile installation and laying of a monolithic foundation. The erection of monolithic structures of the 1st floor of the stadium and the buildings of the entrance groups has been started.
In 2016, the basic concrete works were completed - all the floors of the stadium and the platform of the upper tier were erected. The builders began to install engineering systems. By the end of 2016, the contractor had installed metal structures above the tribune zone, including the support ring - just over 50% of the stadium's total coverage.
2017 completion of installation in the final design position of steel structures of the coating, concreting the stands of the lower tier and pedestrian overpass. Also, the builders are to carry out the installation of the roof, the facade, the construction of the football field, complete the finishing work Нижегородские власти изучат варианты использования стадиона после ЧМ-2018,. Territory improvement and commissioning will be carried out.
Under the terms of the contract, construction and installation work is expected to be completed in December 2017.
In July 2017, the stadium began to sow the lawn. For seeding, several varieties of lawn grass "Rigras" have been selected. At the base of the lawn laid rubble and sand, which were successfully tested in Scotland. Two months later, when the root system of the lawn is formed, it is sewn with polymer threads.
A transport interchange will be prepared for the stadium. , in February 2012, it was proposed to build in the area of arrows eponymous metro station due to the extension of the Sormovo Mescherskaya-line one station from the Moskovsky railway station in the spring of 2018. The stadium project for the World Cup 2018 was adopted by the Town Planning Council of the Nizhny Novgorod region on March 22, 2013.
As of January 2017, Strelka metro station in Nizhny Novgorod Metro is ready for 55%, from the report of the builders to the governor at his inspection of the station. It also became known that the tunneling to the new station will be completed in May 2017. .