Reconstruction of road “Kurty -Burylbaital” is started.
Within the framework of the state program “Nurly Zhol”, 22 road projects with a total length of 4,400 km are envisaged. As stated by the Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek, speaking at the meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the first half-year 112 billion tenge was assimilated for the projects being implemented, 80 thousand people were involved. According to him, “Under the Center-South project, the Ministry has started implementation of Kurty -Burylbaital road section having length 228 km that will be financed by the World and European banks. Also, at the expense of budget until the end of the third quarter, we plan to begin construction and reconstruction of the North-East bypass of Karaganda. Starting from 2018, we plan to start Balkhash-Burylbaytal section (297 km) at the expense of the World Bank and Kurty-Kapshagai (67 km), Karaganda-Balkhash (364 km) in 2019.
Currently, under the Center-South project reconstruction of 14 km long Temirtau-Karaganda road section is in process, and it will be completed in the next year. According to the project Center-East 230 km were put into operation from the beginning of implementation.
In the current year, 106 billion tenge were allocated for the project. 675 km of roads are covered with works and by the end of the year it is plan to provide 4-lane traffic at 230 km of Astana-Pavlodar section, and also complete the last road section Semei – Kalbatau having length 36 km. In 2018, we plan to complete the project – was said by Zhenis Kasymbek.
Within the project Center-West reconstruction of road Astana-Kostanay highway and road section Aktobe – Karabutak – Denisovka has been completed, until 2020 it is planned to complete the Denisovka-Kostanay section (114 km). Reconstruction of road Aktobe-Atyrau-Astrakhan also is planned to be started in this year.
Besides, implementation of previously approved projects Kapshagai – Taldykorgan, Astana -Petropavlovsk – border of RF and Uralsk – Kamenka are ongoing. The minister said that the state body plans to start implementation of new projects, such as Zhetybai – Zhanaozen, Taldykorgan – Ust-Kamenogorsk, Merke – Burylbaytal, Kalbatau – Maykapshagai, Usharal – Dostyk, Beineu – Akzhigit, Taskesken – Bakhty, Osinovskiy Pass, Shchuchinsk – Zerenda with total length of 2 thousand km.
In general, by the end of the year, as part of the program “Nurly Zhol” it is planned to complete 600 km according to parameters of technical category 1 and 2, incl. completion of Beineu-Aktau and Almaty-Taldykorgan roads reconstruction.