Length: 124.3 km
Categories: I-A, I-B
The upgraded road has connected regions of Kazakhstan with the major economic centers of the Western Siberian region of the Russian Federation, including Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, and the Altai Republic. The highway accommodates over 10,000 vehicles per day, with an annual growth rate of this figure. The Astana-Pavlodar route is a first-category road with 4 lanes.
- Concrete surfaces are resistant to deformation, distribute loads efficiently, and withstand the impact of high and low temperatures.
- The material is resistant to pollution and mechanical impacts, and concrete is easy to maintain in a clean state.
- Concrete surfaces virtually eliminate the need for technical maintenance and repair expenses.
Barrier fences, preventing vehicles from crossing into opposing lanes or exiting the road in unauthorized areas, are installed on first-category roads, leading to a reduction of accidents by at least 3 times.