Askar Mamin inspected the construction progress of Astana – Temirtau highway
Chairman of the Board of “NC” KazAvtoZhol ” JSC Yermek Kizatov, Deputy Minister of MID of Kazakhstan Berik Kamaliyev and heads of contracting companies – ” Ivrus ” LLP, ” DS Neuburg ” LLP, “AKM” LLP, “ABK Avtodor NS” LLP, “Dorstroy” LLP reported during the meeting.
The total length of the new Astana – Temirtau highway is 171 km. Currently, the road reconstruction is almost complete.
The road is built according to the standards I-a technical category with a design speed of 140 km/h. The oncoming traffic lane is separated with curved bar that will reduce the number of accidents not less than 3 times, and the level of severity and injury –8 times.
The road reconstruction is carried out in full accordance with the design and estimate documentation and observance of all technologies.
After reconstruction, the road capacity will be increased from 6,000 to 28,000 cars per day.
The construction of two objects of roadside service with a warming centre in Arshaly and Oshagandy towns is provided for a comfortable journey of drivers along the road.
51.5 billion tenge was allocated to complete the work this year. More than 2,000 personnel are involved and about 1200 units are mobilized.
85% of materials, used in the road reconstruction are produced in Kazakhstan.
By the end of the current year, “NC” KazAvtoZhol ” JSC will commission 920 km of roads. The traffic throughout “Western Europe – Western China” corridor, on Astana – Temirtau highway, Almaty – Taldykorgan, Aktau – Beineu, Kokshetau – Petropavlovsk will be open. The bridges across Tobol river in Kostanay and across Irtysh river in Pavlodar region are under commissioning.
Summing up the results of the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin noted that the main work on the reconstruction of Astana – Temirtau highway has been carried out.
However, “NC” KazAvtoZhol ” JSC was given instruction to complete work on arrangement of road and provide a safe environment for the smooth movement of transport by November 10, 2016.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan