8.6 thousand km of roads will be repaired in Almaty region
In the current year, in Almaty region, 10 128, 487 million tenge were allocated from the budget for repair of local roads. Substantial funds were allocated for these purposes in previous years. Gradually roads of the region are brought to right, – correspondent of NUR.kz reports.
According to Almaty regional akimat, total length of the region’s roads is 8684.6 km. Of these, roads 2546 km are national importance roads, 6138.6 km are regional importance roads. On regional roads there are 244 bridges and 6001 culverts.
For the current year for capital repair of 26 km of roads and bridges allocated 1 695,046 million KZT, for medium repair of 128.5 km of roads allocated 3,661,600 million KZT, and the rest is allocated for current repair and maintenance.
Among the long-awaited projects, we would like to mention construction of 11 km long roads to the tourist places “Entrance to the Charyn canyon” from road “Kokpek – Kegen – Tyup”. Capital repair of the road “Talgar – Sputnik”, “Almaty – Zhetygen – Kapshagay reservoir” was started in 2017.
In the near future, it is panned to start reconstruction of the road “Almaty-Ust-Kamenogorsk-Lepsy-Aktogay” and extremely important section “Saryozek – Khorgos – Kogaly – Koksu – Karabulak”, 122 km long. Besides, construction of the road “Birlik – Almalyk – Ryskulov – Kazstroy – Akbulak” will be started.
In addition, in plans for 2018, to carry out capital and medium repair of 31 bridges of the 1st degree of accident rate. In the last year 100.0 million tenge were used for this project, in this year 152,855 million tenge were allocated.
As noted by road construction contractors, all scheduled works are performed on time. Builders also assure that quality of new roads will meet standards and will last for several decades.
It should be noted that construction of roads is under personal control of Akim of Almaty region Amandyk Batalov. He often conducts work trips, to verify quality of work of contractors making reconstruction of the site.
As a result of repair, condition of roads has improved, which is noted not only by responsible persons, but also by ordinary residents of the region.
“We can clearly see that quality of roads in our city has been improved, for example, over the last year, we have carried out major repair of several streets. In addition, new sidewalks appeared. I think that all this affects for safe road traffic” – said Yevgeniy Kim, a resident of Taldykorgan city.
Remote regions also don’t stay away, residents of settlements also positively responded on the ongoing reconstruction. Thus, we see that Almaty region pays much attention to solution of transport and logistics problems, because today this issue is one of the most principal moments and in importance comes out on top.