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Construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus is planned to start in 2018
 

29.08.2016 Construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus is planned to start in 2018

Construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus is planned to start in 2018

The meeting of the working group on construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus which will connect the route Shanghai – Hamburg has taken place in Smolensk.

The representatives of executive authorities, Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region and owners of the land plots have participated in the meeting. The director of Department of investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held the meeting.

- At the moment we are at the last stage of formation of right of the way. We managed to find a common language practically with all owners of the land which is mentioned by the highway. Now the last arguable points are solved. The highway design is planned to make in 2017, the construction – in 2018.

The highway will pass through Krasninskiy, Khislavichskiy, Monastyrshchinskiy, Roslavlskiy and Shumyachskiy districts of Smolensk region. It is great importance for Smolensk region as it will influence the development of construction sector, machine-building complex, the sphere of transport services, employment of the population. The international highway will increase also our competitive advantages in work with potential investors, - Rostislav Rovbel has emphasized.

It should be reminded that the high-speed highway will connect Western Europe and China, and will pass through the territory of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Republic of Belarus. The length of path across the territory of Russia will make more than 2 thousand kilometers. The speed limit will make 130 km/h.

At the request of the President of the Russian Federation the control of implementation of the project in the territory of Smolensk region is exercised by the Governor of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy. Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region accompanies the project.