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01/29/2016 
Project completion status under the Western Europe – Western China International Transit Corridor, Kazakhstan

The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan through the Ministry of Investment and Development is implementing the ambitious programme of Rehabilitation and Upgradation of road corridor from China to Russia through Almaty , Shymkent , Kyzylorda and Aktobe (Western Europe-Western China Corridor) about 2787 km long. The proposed project is being implemented by Government along with International Financial Institution (the IFI’s) as South West Roads Project under the following component of the World Bank.

Component 1: Upgrade and reconstruction of road sections within Kzylorda oblast in 14 Lots/Contracts (excluding the bypass to Kzylorda) and Aktobe oblast.

The length of this section of road is about 812 km in Kyzylorda Oblast with a modern structural design, including road safety to lower the life cycle cost of the asset.

Component 2: Upgrade and Reconstruction of road sections within South Kazakhstan Oblast. All of them have been completed and passed the defects Liability Period providing the passage.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Govt. of Republic of Kazakhstan is financing Upgradation and Reconstruction of Russian Federation Border – Martuk- Aktobe section of length 102km. This road section has been completed and passed the Defects Liability Period.

The Tashkent- Shymkent-Zhambyl region border section of length 182 km is being Upgrading and Reconstruction of financed by ADB, EBRD and WB and expected to be completed in 2016.

The section from South Kazakhstan region border to Taraz of length 56 km completed and financed by Islamic Development Bank Govt. of Republic of Kazakhstan.

Taraz-korday-Almaty section of length 439 km is financed by Asian Development Bank, JICA and Govt. of Republic of Kazakhstan

Almaty – Khorgos Section of length 304km has been now under Upgrading  and Reconstruction being financed by World Bank under East West Road Projects.

Kyzylorda Oblast – 14 Contracts

The Contracts in Kyzylorda Oblast under Component 1, have commenced in January 2010 and the date of completion of the 14 lots were in September 2013. Except, Lots 9, 12, 13 & 14, most of them have been completed in 2014. The lot 7 which was terminated the contract and retendered in 2013 has not yet been fully completed with respect to the shoulder strengthening, guardrails, road sign, markings etc., now in progress and expected to be completed in July 2016.

Lot 7 (km 1702-km1752)

  • Length 50km (2 lane road).
  • Contractor: «EVRASCON» OJSC
  • Engineer: «Kazdorproject» LLP
  • Contract Amount:  8 233 648 569,50 tenge;

Some of the finishing works of the road section, Lot 7 are shown below:

 
Shoulder strengthening, Finishing bridge approaches/railing

 

South Kazakhstan Oblast

All the 7 Lots have completed on or before 2015.

Shymkent – Border of Zhambyl Oblast Road Section in two (2) Lots under Upgrading and Reconstruction financed by World Bank

Lot No.1: SWRP-593-632-ICB (W)-001/2013: 39km, 4 lane, 2 lane in each direction

  • Contractor: JV "Dena Rahsaz (Iran) and Sargin (Turkey)"
  • Engineer: CSC - Temelsu International Engineering Services Inc, in association with "Consult LTD" LLP
  • Start of works: September 27, 2013
Road works completed Tunnel twin tunnels completed 67%

The full completion of the Contract is expected to be completed in July 2016.

Lot No. 2: Contract: SWRP-632-674-ICB (W)-002/2013, 4 lane, 2 lane in each direction

  • Contractor: Sinohydro Corporation, China
  • Engineer: CSC - Temelsu International Engineering Services Inc, in association with "Consult LTD" LLP
  • Start of works: September 27, 2013
  • Amount of the Contract: 14 096 302 009,00 KZT;
Cement Concrete Road works completed Remaining works under completion

The Contract will be expected to be completed in July 2016.

The ongoing construction status of the Shymkent – Tashkent Road and Almaty –Khorgos Roads will be presented in next news.

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«The completion of the Kazakhstan’s section of the international motor road corridor “Western Europe – Western China” is very important. It is really the construction of the century. Where else have 2,700 kilometres of quality motor road been built in three years? We need to finish the job next year».
 
 
(From Address by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the People of Kazakhstan. 27.01.2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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