Tram routes 3,6,6T and 9 run via Kruununhaka instead of Kaisaniemenkatu from Monday morning 6 July to Sunday 12 July. The trams run along Liisankatu, Snellmaninkatu and Aleksanterinkatu. Trams 3,6 and 6T continue along Aleksanterinkatu to Mannerheimintie, from where they resume their normal routes. Tram 9 returns from Aleksanterinkatu along Mikonkatu to Kaivokatu.
The trams do not serve the "Varsanpuistikko" (0305 and 0306) and "Kaisaniemi" (0303 and 0304) stops on Kaisanimenkatu. In addition, trams 3, 6 and 6T so not serve the "Rautatieasema" (0301) and "Kaivokatu" (0302) stops on Kaivokatu.
Track works cause traffic back-ups in Kaisaniemi
Also motorists, cyclist and pedestrians are advised to be prepared for diversions and traffic back-ups due to the track works from 4 to 17 July.
Motorists are advised to use other routes if possible.
Car traffic: From the direction of Kaisaniemenranta and Siltasaarenranta, compulsory direction of travel is to the right. The street narrows to one lane here and there.
Cyclists and pedestrians: Pedestrian crossings are closed next to the construction site and cyclist and pedestrians should use the pedestrian crossings nearby.
The track replacement works on Unionkatu and Kaisaniemenkatu are a continuation of the works conducted last summer. The works are commissioned by Helsinki City Transport and the contractor is Lemminkäinen.
The contractor apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the works.