“Astana – Temirtau” road was put into service by Chief of State
Astana. A teleconference with the participation of Nursultan Nazarbayev was held on the 6th of December, during the annual national teleconference, the President launched traffic on the road “Astana – Temirtau”. As noted in a company, the site is included in Center- South Corridor, one of the main directions of a state program “Nurly Zhol”. The new road is built according to standards of the I-a technical category with a design speed of 140 km / h., it means that now it became a four-lane highway. As it is reported by Bestnews, according to RSE “KazAvtoZhol” oncoming lanes are separated by curved bar that will reduce number of accidents not less than in 3 times, and the level of severity and injury in 8 times. Reconstruction of the road began in 2013 and carried out in full accordance with design and estimate documentation in compliance with all technologies. After the reconstruction traffic capacity of the section will be increased from 6 000 to 28 000 vehicles per day.