On October 29, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inaugurated the Ashgabat-Tejen road section of the Ashgabat-Turkmenabat autobahn. The head of state approved the program of the celebrations at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers held the day before.
According to the state information agency TDH , the road is being built by a member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Türkmen Awtoban JSC, which is to complete the project worth $ 2.3 billion in December 2023. The autobahn with a total length of 600 kilometers consists of six lanes.
The route starts from the intersection at the 24th kilometer of the Ashgabat-Dashoguz highway. There are payment centers and a traffic control point. In total, the autobahn will serve 10 stations.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov opened a 203-kilometer section of the Ashgabat-Tejen road at the Ashgabat terminal.
“According to its technical characteristics, the autobahn meets international standards. Shopping centers, catering points and hotels were built along the highway. Electronic payment terminals, video surveillance devices, radars, communication points, solar-powered lighting poles have been installed near the road , ”the president said.
Attending the celebrations director of the Austrian company VCE Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT GmbH Domagoj Perkovic said that the road is assigned a certificate of conformity to ISO 9001. Speaking via video link member of the advisory department of the Ministry of transport communications Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Professor at the Institute of Transportation Sciences Wolfgang Schulz awarded high road safety certificate , and the Department of Transport Communications and Infrastructure of the city of Dornbirn (Austria) - a certificate confirming the use of innovative high technologies in the construction of the road.
Then Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected the Road Control Center, and then drove onto the highway by car and "gave a blessing to the beginning of the movement." After him, trucks and cars drove along the road.
According to the TDH, on both sides of the road, artists and riders on Akhal-Teke horses performed, and an impromptu bazaar was also arranged.
During the stop, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov talked with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of KAMAZ PTC Sergey Tkachenko . The businessman said that a new KAMAZ model has been produced - a main-line refrigerated tractor. He presented it to the president and asked for a test drive on the new track.
“After driving, I have a good impression. It is very comfortable, easy to operate, very easy to drive and meets all the rules of economical, safe and environmentally friendly driving. As for the exterior, the car looks quite interesting and attracts the attention of others. In the interior of the car, outwardly everything is done very nicely, the dashboard is comfortable, a rather functional multimedia panel is installed in it. And I quite liked the dynamics of the car on the track. The car accelerates very easily and picks up speed. The braking system does its job well, too. No downsides were noticed. The same can be said for handling. The car clearly responds to the turns of the steering wheel and goes well along the road, ”the head of state shared his impressions.
Having reached the Artyk crossroads on the hundredth kilometer of the road, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the two-storey shopping center "Kerwensaraý". After visiting the center, the President returned to Ashgabat.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan