Construction work at the intersections of Reidi tee/Uus-Sadama and Reidi tee/Russalka have a reached a phase where traffic arrangements change in a matter of hours rather than days. Drivers who are follow their routine routes should be pay particular attention to temporary road signs in Reidi tee area.
According to Deputy Mayor of Tallinn Andrei Novikov, this
week's traffic changes will not be the last ones at Reidi tee.
“There will be several further changes in Reidi tee area in
September. Try to take it easy, avoid hurrying and pay
attention to road signs,” recommended the Deputy Mayor.
The first traffic changes will be implemented at the
intersection of Narva maantee/Pronksi tänav starting from 22:00
on Thursday, 5 September. Following said changes at the
intersection, drivers can go from Jõe tänav to Mere puiestee
and Lootsi tänav. Also, traffic flows from Mere puiestee via
Jõe tänav to the intersection of Narva maantee/Pronksi tänav
and Lootsi tänav will be allowed.
The downtown section of Narva maantee will be blacktopped
between 10:00 and 16:00 on Friday, 6 September which means that
only 1+1 lanes are open for traffic between the “Must luik”
shopping centre and the Russalka monument. 2+2 lanes will be
open during the evening rush hour.
The Russalka intersection will be blacktopped on 7-8 September
starting from 7:00 in the morning. Therefore, only 1+1 lanes
will be open for traffic on the section between the “Must luik”
shopping centre and Vana-Pirita tee.
Starting from 22:00 on Sunday, 8 September, drivers can exit
the port via the intersection of Pikksilma tänav/Reidi tee and
continue along the newly constructed Reidi tee up to Russalka
intersection where they can head towards Lasnamäe, Pirita or
Uus-Sadama intersection will be closed between the morning and
evening rush hours on Monday, 9 September as the last layer of
asphalt is laid on Uus-Sadama tänav. Traffic will resume by the
evening rush hour.
The section of Uus-Sadama tänav between Tuukri tänav and
Uus-Sadama 19 will be available for port-bound traffic only
(one way) as from the evening of Monday, 9 September. The
section of Petrooleumi tänav between the entrance of terminal D
and Tuukri tänav will be closed for traffic. The port can be
exited via Lootsi tänav (for centre-bound vehicles) or via the
intersection of Pikksilma tänav/Reidi tee by continuing along
the newly constructed Reidi tee up to Russalka intersection
where drivers can head towards Lasnamäe, Pirita or the
Tallinn Environment & Municipal Engineering Services
Department, Deputy Head
Tel: 640 4611
Tallinn Transport Department, Deputy Head (Traffic)
Tel: 640 4999