The national company “KazAutoZhol” JSC used the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “Bank”) towards the cost of the implementation of the project for reconstruction of the Kurty – Burylbaital road section.
The section of the republican road “Border of the Russian Federation (to Yekaterinburg) – Almaty” is one of the sections of the Center-South Corridor “Astana-Karaganda-Balkhash-Kapchagay-Almaty” and the main highway in the road network of Almaty, Zhambyl, Karaganda regions, and has a great importance in provision with international, interregional and local road transport of cargo and passengers. The section of “Astana-Karaganda-Balkhash-Kapchagay-Almaty” road is located in Almaty region.
The total value of works is approx. 69.5 mln US$. It consists of:
- Repairs and reconstruction of the existing road pavement including cold in-place recycling and the application of wearing course of asphalt concrete;
- Rehabilitation of existing and construction of new road and bridges;
- Re-establishment of adequate drainage;
- Road signs and markings.
The Project also includes works for traffic safety features, environmental and social mitigation measures including monitoring of the resettlement plan.
IRD Engineering performed all activities of the role of “The Engineer” according to FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Works of Civil Engineering Construction (Multilateral Development Bank Harmonized Edition), and administered the works contract, managing any variations and claims occurred during the implementation of the project.