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Monday, November 30th, 2020

IN 2019 4,4 THOUSAND KM OF NATIONAL ROADS WILL BE BUILT AND RECONSTRUCTED

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An extended board meeting of the Committee for Roads of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure of the Republic of Kazakhstan to determine the results of the work for 2018 and plans for 2019 took place in Astana today.

At the board meeting the issues of realization of the state program “Nurly Zhol”, the main tasks of the road industry for 2019, the quality of construction, repair and maintenance of the republican and local networks were discussed. First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Zhenis Kasymbek, KazAvtoZhol JSC, Kazakhavtozhol LLP, Kazzhol SRI LLP and contractor organizations took part in the meeting of the Committee.

According to First Deputy Minister Roman Sklyar, this year 4,400 km of roads of national importance will be built and reconstructed. It is also planned to open the traffic on 654 km and repair 1,600 km of roads. In 2019, due to the Government Loan, the Roads Committee works on 553 km of four projects. They are: “Kandyagash-Makat” (299 km), “Zhetybai-Zhanaozen” (73 km), “Kurty-Burylbyaz” (85 km), “Uzynagash-Otar” section (54 km).

“643 km of roads have been put into operation on the Central-East corridor (905 km), this year 262 km will be constructed. 275 km of Almaty-Kapshagai and Astana-Karaganda sections have been put into operation on the Central-South corridor (1,292 km). Construction work will be carried out in the rest of the corridor this year (1 017 km), “said Roman Sklyar.

Work on the Aktobe-Atyrau-Astrakhan highway will be continued at the Atyrau-Astrakhan and Kandyagash-Makat sites at 120 km from the national budget. Today preparations for these sites have begun, and machinery and staff are concentrated.

Chairman of the Board of “BI RoadCostructions” LLP Bauyrzhan Isabayev and CEO of Citic LLP Wu Xiaodun delivered a report on the problems of the road sector in the course of the board meeting. Also, President of the Kazzhol Research Institute Bagdat Teltaev spoke about new technologies in the construction and modernization of roads. At the end of the meeting specific tasks were given.

Source: Ministry of investments and Developments

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