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The budget to earn up to 30 billion tenge annually through toll roads

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The Budget of Kazakhstan will be able to make up to 30 billion tenge annually though toll roads. This was reported at a press conference at the Government House by Deputy Minister of Investments and Development Roman Sklyar.

By 2020, it is planned to gradually implement a toll collection system in six thousand kilometers of roads of national significance, which will allow annually collecting up to 30 billion tenge. Including in 2017 on 700 kilometers of roads, � Sklyar noted.

According to him, in 2017 there is planned an implementation of toll collection systems on routes Astana-Temirtau and Almaty-Kapshagay at the expense of the national budget. As well as on the route Almaty-Khorgos through a World Bank loan. The launch of the system in pilot mode is planned for November of this year.

In general, according to the Ministry, within the framework of the Nurly Zhol state program in 2017 work will be done on 4.4 thousand kilometers of roads, engaging 100 thousand workers. By the end of the year more than 600 kilometers of roads will be put into operation.

The Ministry informs that full completion will see routes Beineu-Aktau (year 2017 � 230 km) and Almaty-Taldykorgan (2017 � 24 km) , as well as some sections on routes Astana-Pavlodar (232 km), Uralsk-Kamenka (50km), Aktobe-Atyrau (26 km), Korday pass bypass (40 km).

Work will continue on seven carryover projects (Astana-Karaganda, Center-East, Beineu-Aktau, Center-West, Kapshagay-Taldykorgan, Astana-Petropavlovsk, and Uralsk-Kamenka). At the expense of the national budget 8 new projects will launch, stretching more than a thousand kilometers. These are projects Beineu-Akzhigit, Kostanay-Denisovka, Shchuchinsk- Zerenda, Osinovsky pass, Taskesken-Bakhty, Usharal-Dostyk, South-East overpass of Astana, Kalbatau-Maykapshagay, � the press service of the Ministry of Investments and Development reports.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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