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Preparation for Winter Road Maintenance is Ongoing

Since July 1, Kazakhstan has commenced preparation for the winter season and the upcoming maintenance of the roads to ensure safe and smooth road traffic. Procurement of deicing materials and preparation of winter equipment are being actively carried out.

As of today, Kazakhautodor has available 1,098 Nos. of winter equipment. Additional procurement of 50 Nos. of road maintenance machinery and 30 Nos. of road equipment is planned by the end of this year.

Procurement of deicing material is 13%. In particular, 9,500 m3 of sand, 5,200 m3 of rock fines and 1,900 tons of salt have been prepared.

Production bases are 95% ready, including boiler houses, heating stations, warehouses, garages and parking areas.

This year winter maintenance will cover 24,700 km of roads, out of which 19,900 km will be maintained by Kazakhautodor, 4,100 km - by Contractors under transitional projects of road reconstruction and rehabilitation and 682 km will be maintained by the NC KazAutoZhol’s Toll Roads Directorate Branch.




«The completion of the Kazakhstan’s section of the Western Europe – Western China International Road Corridor is very important. It is really the construction of the century»

«We set an objective to develop infrastructure. And it turned out to be within our power. We are currently reviving the New Silk Road. We have opened access to the countries of the Persian Gulf and the Greater East. We have opened the Eastern gates, paving the way to the markets of China and the entire Asian continent», "Kazakhstan-2050” Strategy.
Address of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, 2012.





«The executive authorities need a complete, high-quality Nurly Zhol Program. This is a strategic project which will affect the entire transport infrastructure».






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