Avalanche section of highway in E Kazakhstan to be reconstructed in 2011 - Minister Kussainov

ASTANA. December 20. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ An avalanche-prone section of the Ust-Kamenogorsk-Zyryanovsk-Rakhmanovskie keys highway - the Osinovskoye pass - is to be reconstructed in 2011.

Minister of Transport and Communications Abelgazy Kussainov has announced it at the Governmental Hour in the Kazakh Majilis.

"KZT 34 mln was allocated for development of a project of reconstruction of an avalanche-prone section - the Osinovskoye pass on the Ust-Kamenogorsk-Zyryanovsk-Rakhmanovskie keys highway. Elaboration of construction documents and implementation of the project is planned in 2011", A.Kussainov said.

The Minister noted that according to deputies' proposals there were increased transfers to highways of the regional and municipal subordinance in 10 oblasts at the total amount to KZT 5.7 bln. It will allow to repair 121 km of roads above 1,527 km of planned earlier.

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