In 2023, Chongqing's urban infrastructure investment plan hits a new high

Seetao 2023-02-06 10:40
  • Chongqing will open up the city's aorta through the construction of a number of road, bridge and tunnel projects
  • In 2023, the planned investment in Chongqing's urban infrastructure is 135 billion yuan, an increase of 12.5% compared with the planned investment in 2022
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Economic cycles ebb and flow, and each economic recovery keeps pace with the times. In 2023, what changes can we expect in the cities we live in? Recently, the reporter learned from the Chongqing Municipal Housing and Urban-Rural Construction Committee that the Municipal Housing and Urban-Rural Development Committee recently issued the "2023 Implementation Plan for Promoting Effective Investment in Urban Infrastructure". The "Implementation Plan" proposes that the city's planned investment in urban infrastructure in 2023 will be 135 billion yuan, an increase of 12.5% compared with the planned investment in 2022.

According to the "Implementation Plan", in 2023, Chongqing will speed up the construction of a "metropolitan area on the track", and speed up the promotion of the west extension section of Line 4, the east extension section of Line 6, the north extension section of Line 18, the first phase of Line 24, Construction of ongoing projects such as Line 15 and Bitong Line; construction of 2 urban tracks including the first phase of Line 7 and the first phase of Line 17, and 4 cities from the central urban area to Yongchuan, Nanchuan, Dazu, and Qijiang (Wansheng) 5 (sections) including Line 18 and 59 kilometers of urban rail have been completed and put into use; the development and construction of the area in front of the transportation hub of Chongqing East Railway Station has been fully launched, and the main structure of the station building and supporting hubs has been capped. The surrounding skeleton road network such as Tang Road will be basically completed.

At the same time, it will be more convenient for citizens to travel across regions. Chongqing will build a number of road, bridge and tunnel projects to open up the city's aorta and unblock the city's microcirculation. In 2023, the newly started Lujiao Tunnel and its east extension, Baoshan Bridge, the section from North Ring Interchange to Baishubao Interchange on the third vertical line, the section from Baipeng to Xiaowan on the first vertical line, Chunhua Interchange from Chunxuan Avenue to Konggang East Road Overpass sections and other major projects; overall planning and promotion of a number of major and secondary branch road encryption, opening up unconnected roads, road network renewal, pedestrian three-dimensional crossing facilities, mountain city trails and other projects.

"In 2023, projects such as the expansion and reconstruction of the Shapingba section of the Inner Ring Expressway, the Guojiatuo Yangtze River Bridge and the southern section of the Sixth Vertical Line will be completed and put into use, and the first batch of 33 road network renewal projects in the central urban area will also be basically completed." Municipal Housing and Urban-Rural Construction Committee Introduced by relevant persons in charge.

Not only that, but in 2023, Chongqing will also implement a package of urban renewal and upgrading projects to make the city more "appearing" and "temperament" better, and make citizens' life and leisure more comfortable. These projects include: the newly-started "Two Rivers and Four Banks" governance improvement projects (Eggplant Creek Section, Yuloach Section, Babin Lv'an Section) and other projects, actively promote China Baowu Southwest Headquarters Project, Chang'an Third Factory Urban Renewal Project, Chongqing Power Plant Urban renewal project, Cuntan International New City-Cruise Home Port Urban Renewal Project and other 58 pilot demonstration projects; promote the renovation of old urban communities, coordinate the improvement of community services and the renovation of sporadic dilapidated houses, and increase the renovation of resettlement houses in the Three Gorges Reservoir area. Newly started to renovate 2,069 old residential quarters in towns and cities, with a total area of 45.07 million square meters; completed the renovation project of old residential quarters belonging to heavy ship manufacturers, the Ciqikou Ancient Town area, the quality improvement of Chaotianmen Bridge, and the improvement of "two rivers and four banks" (Yabadong Wetland Park, Xiangguo Temple area) and other projects.

In addition, the "Implementation Plan" also proposed a series of goals and tasks for improving the quality and efficiency of pipeline network facilities. In 2023, Chongqing will speed up the construction of 17 urban domestic sewage treatment plants for new reconstruction and expansion projects, newly start the construction of Jiguanshi Phase IV expansion project, Taojia Tunnel Comprehensive Pipe Gallery and other major projects, and complete Jinfeng, Xiyong Phase III, Tuzhu Projects such as the new reconstruction and expansion of the third-phase sewage treatment plant, the first phase of Science Avenue in the High-tech Zone, and the first phase of Jixiu Avenue in Fuling District will achieve the main completion of the comprehensive pipe gallery project. Editor/Xu Shengpeng