Turkish and South Korean companies on Thursday signed a concession agreement to build the Big Almaty Ring Road (
The Turkish firms, Makyol Construction and Alsim Alarko, and South Korean companies -- Korean SK and Korea Expressway Corporation -- inked the agreement to bring the
Raev said the construction will begin this year.
He said that the length of the road will be 66 kilometers (41 miles) and it will pass through Karasay, Ile and Talgar districts of southeastern Almaty state.
In addition, seven intersections and 13 overpasses are planned to
Raev added that
Kazakh Investment and Development Ministry previously said that the project, which will cost 150 billion Kazakhstani