Once again, the popular Subterra Open Weekend organized by the association Cesta za snem took place from September 16 to 18 at the Poslův Mlýn recreation center in Doksy. The program prepared for both able-bodied and disabled people of all generations offered competitions, games and many other sport and social activities at eight thematic stands.
After one and a half years of reconstruction, the ČEZ Ice Rink in Kladno was opened on Friday, September 16. The event starting the first game of the hockey Extraliga featured many personalities, led by Jaromír Jágr who received s symbolic key to the stadium. The construction realized by division 2 with a help of division 4 brought mainly the new roof and the facade, but also modern utilities.
On Tuesday, September 6, the reconstructed Clam-Gallas Palace on Mariánské Square in Prague was opened to the public. Division 2 had been doing the reconstruction of the large baroque building with many artistic elements since the year 2018, the palace will be used for an exhibition about the Baroque and for cultural and social events. The company Subterra was represented at the ceremony by its general director Ondřej Fuchs.
In June, division 2 completed the overall remodelling of the Českobrodská secondary school in Prague to an intelligent, energetically self-sufficient building. The structure uses sustainable materials and advanced technologies which conserve natural resources and provide healthy environment for education and other activities. The building is now competing for votes in the finals of Adapterra Awards which is a showcase of projects reacting to climatic changes.
On Saturday, July 30, the results of this year’s Metrostav handy cyklo marathon were announced in Prague. The eight-member Subterra team, participating for the sixth time, achieved its best result so far, by taking second place among twenty participants. Also, other representatives of the company in Subterra Cycling Team were successful by finishing seventh. The charity race is organized by Journey to a Dream association and the 2 222-kilometer-long route led through all regions of Czechia.
On Wednesday, July 13, ceremoniously commenced at the stop Divoká Šárka the construction of a tram track which will extend the route to the housing estate Na Dědině. There will be five stops on the 2.3-kilometer-long section, it is supposed to be put into operation in November 2023. As a representative of the contractor, Miroslav Kadlec, the director of division 3, also tapped the foundation stone.
In Hungary, the construction of the M85 expressway, in which the daughter company Subterra – Raab is involved, continues. On Friday, July 1, the ceremonial breakthrough of the tunnel Bécsi domb, part of phase V situated near the Austrian border, took place. The two nearly 800-meter-long tubes have been constructed by the company Dömper since October 2020.
On Tuesday, June 28, a ceremony at Petřiny, Prague officially started the construction of a new branch of the Municipal Library, according to the design of studio monom. The project is led by division 2, also the company Chládek and Tintěra Pardubice is participating. Petr Kajer, the director of division 2, took part in the ceremonial start with the traditional tapping of the foundation stone.
On Monday, June 20, two months after a ceremonial commencement of the construction, excavations of an access and ventilation gallery on the future metro D station started at Pankrác. In the excavated shaft, first of all a protective umbrella arch was drilled and then NATM excavations began. The construction of the first section Pankrác–Olbrachtova is led by division 5, other contractors are HOCHTIEF CZ, STRABAG, HOCHTIEF Infrastructure and Ed. Züblin.