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April 6, 2021, 18:42

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The citywide cleanup is scheduled for April 24.

On April 1, the traditional spring work on cleaning and landscaping urban areas began in the capital. The Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Housing and Utilities and Improvement reported on the tasks facing the city complex and the timing of the work at the meeting of the Presidium of the Moscow GovernmentPeter Biryukov.

Following the discussion Sergei Sobyanin ordered, despite the late snow melt, to complete the spring cleaning by April 30.

During this month, it is necessary to clean up urban and intra-courtyard areas. Specialists will tidy up lawns, remove dead wood and stumps, repair playgrounds and sports grounds, and small architectural forms. As for the housing stock, utilities will wash and renovate the basements and facades of buildings, entrance doors, stairs, stairwells and other premises.

The list of works at the objects of road transport infrastructure includes the current repair of city highways, road marking, washing and painting of signs and signs. In addition, they will pay attention to engineering structures and monumental art objects. Specialists will clean transport tunnels, overpasses and bridges, underground and overground pedestrian crossings, and prepare fountains for the spring-summer season.

At power supply facilities, central heating and transformer substations, gas control points, ventilation shafts of collectors will be put in order, and elements of outdoor lighting will be washed and painted. On the territories of organizations and enterprises, fences will be repaired and painted, showcases will be cleaned, and garage and parking facilities will be occupied.

In addition, over 1.8 thousand trees and 11.2 thousand shrubs will be planted. There are also planned four city-wide washes of the carriageway of roads, sidewalks, courtyards, public transport stops and parking zones.

Over 43 thousand workers and more than 18 thousand units of road cleaning equipment will be involved, including 3.8 thousand street sweepers and 2.4 thousand watering machines, 11.9 thousand units of auxiliary equipment.

On April 24, a traditional citywide clean-up will take place, in which schoolchildren, students, employees of enterprises and all residents of Moscow who want to help clean up and improve the city after winter will be able to take part. They will work in parks and courtyards, on the territories of social facilities, culture, sports and in industrial zones – tidying up lawns, equipping flower beds, as well as planting trees and shrubs. In the course of the work, the necessary anti-epidemiological measures will be followed without fail.

Information about the subbotnik and points of issue of inventory will be published on the websites of prefectures and district administrations, as well as on advertising posters and announcements.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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