More than 10 bln. tenge were allocated for repair of roads in Northern Kazakhstan.

News from Petropavlovsk

A meeting with staff of department of passenger transport and roads was organized during a working visit of Sayranbek Barmakov, Deputy Chairman of Committee of Roads of the Ministry for Investment and Development in the North-Kazakhstan region. Theme of the meeting was ongoing work on construction of roads in NKR and Kazakhstan in general. Sayranbek Barmakov also noted that in the current message a great attention is given to the development of road sector, and a great responsibility rests on professionals of this sector, since the reconstruction will cover about 4,400 km, and in 2020 already 7000 km. of roads will be toll roads.

By the end of this year it is planned to make toll the following roads: “Astana-Temirtau”, “Almaty-Kapchagay”, “Almaty-Khorgos”. In 2018 another 5 thousand kilometers of roads will be tolling. These are road sections: “Schuchinsk – Petropavlovsk – Russian border”, “Kostanay – Border of the Russian Federation”, “Western Europe – Western China”, “Taldykorgan-Ust-Kamenogorsk”, “Astana-Pavlodar”, “Pavlodar-Semey”, “Semey – Ust-Kamenogorsk”. “There are less number of accidents on toll roads. The state does not allocate money for their maintenance. For example, road “Astana-Schuchinsk” collects 1.2 billion tenge annually. This amount fully covers maintenance of roads.

This reduces the budget load. We are going to allocate free money for capital and medium repair”, – said Sayranbek Barmakov. Saying about plans for the future, Sayranbek Barmakov noted that construction of road “Ust-Kamenogorsk-Taldykorgan” having length of 800 km will be started this year. The term of construction of this road will be completed within 3 years.

It is planned construction of roads “Uzynagash-Otar”, “Balkhash-Kapchagay”, “Karaganda-Balkhash”, “Kyzylorda-Karaganda”, “Aktobe-Atyrau”, “Atyrau-Astrakhan Russia.” “In 2009 we started a big project “Western Europe – Western China”. It connects the Russian Federation and China. In our country 2,700 kilometers runs through five regions. 2,400 km already has been done. The project will be completed by July 1. Cargo from China will reach just in 7 days”, – said Sayranbek Barmakov. Work of road companies of North-Kazakhstan region was positively assessed by the Deputy Chairman of Committee for Roads of MID of the RoK. “NKR is one of regions, in which there is no any complaints regarding work of road engineers, maintenance of roads is well organized. Number of accidents is decreased at 30%. All flood destructions are eliminated. Except for one bridge “Petropavlovsk-Sokolovka”. In this year, it is included in the plan, 444 million tenge are allocated for it. It will be constructed”, – noted Sayranbek Barmakov.

It was informed by regional department of passenger transport and roads that 10.7 billion tenge were allocated in this year for roads of regional importance​​. It is planned to repair 647 km of roadway. This is twice more than in the last year.

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