Bridges and Motorways tend to include: The tender for the privatization of the Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridges with a total length of 1975 and eight motorways was completed. In the first round without qualifying, the starting price was 3.83 billion dollars, while the Koç-Ülker-UEM partnership awarded 5 billion 640 million dollars in the elimination round. When the tender commission wanted 5 billion 720 million dollars, the Koç-UEM-Ülker Group wanted a break to make a decision. The partnership accepted this offer on the return of the break.
After privatization, all costs, including the maintenance and repair of bridges and highways, will be made by the private sector. The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and the General Directorate of Highways will supervise these activities.
Bridges and Highways tender, the construction, maintenance, repair and operation of the General Directorate of Highways, "Edirne-Istanbul-Ankara Highway", "Pozantı-Tarsus-Mersin Highway", "Tarsus-Adana-Gaziantep Highway" , “Toprakkale-İskenderun Highway”, “Gaziantep-Şanlıurfa Highway”, “İzmir-Çeşme Highway”, “İzmir-Aydın Highway”, “İzmir and Ankara Ring Motorway”, “Boğaziçi Bridge”, “Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and Ring Motorway ”Includes service facilities, maintenance and operating facilities, fee collection centers and other goods and service production units and assets (OTOYOL).
The cost of the bridges 421 was a million dollars
According to the data of the General Directorate of Highways, 2001 billion 30 million 2012 thousand 3 vehicles passed from 319 to 753 November 938. The construction of the Bosphorus Bridge, which began in 1970 and opened in 50, the 1973th anniversary of the Republic, cost $ 21.7 million. The cost of the FSM Bridge, built between 1986 and 1988, was $ 400 million.
The Bosphorus Bridge, which will last 2013 years after its construction in 40, will be maintained by the new operator. A maximum of 2013 years of postponement will be made after 2 to be maintained. The Bosphorus Bridge will be closed for about 1 year during maintenance. While steel ropes are being replaced, reinforcement work will also be done against earthquake.