Toll roads were specified in Kazakhstan.
Construction of roads and highways develops rapidly and idea of toll roads implementation is hotly debated. This procedure was introduced due to attraction of investment by national operator
“KazAvtoZhol”, also will be involved non-state loans for the reconstruction of “Nurly Zhol” road projects. 7 000 Km of roads will be toll. It was said by the new Minister for Investment and Development Jenis Kasymbek at a reporting meeting with population of the country, reports Business Information Center Kapital.kz.
Tolling fees are directed to the full maintenance of roads, which will decrease the burden off the State udget. Jenis Kasymbek brought into focus that collection of fees at toll road section “Astana-
Schuchinsk” amounted to 1.1 billion tenge in 2015, and in the period from 2013 to 2015 – 2.8 bln. tenge. The Minister has specified – “In the future, in the period from 2017 to 2018 tolling system will be introduced at such roads as: Astana – Atbasar – Zhaksy, Shymkent – Kyzylorda, Astana – Temirtau, Almaty – Kapshagay – Taldykorgan, Almaty – Khorgos, Astana – Pavlodar”.