- The foundation of the bridge will be laid in May: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım said, "The third bridge tender was held, we are laying the foundation in May, there does not seem to be a problem with its financing."
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, the General Assembly of the deputies in Turkey's Law on Railway Transport Liberalization of the meeting answered questions.
The Minister of Transport, to the question about the Antalya High Speed Train Project, said, “There are two routes to Antalya. One of them is the route between Isparta and Burdur via Afyon. The other is a route from Antalya to Konya and from there to Nevşehir-Kayseri. These are the projects included in the 2023 targets. Project studies and route studies are currently in progress.
A railway between Alanya and Antalya is also planned for 2023 targets, mainly for passenger transportation. It is known that we started the construction of the Western Ring Road on the Antalya ring road. However, we have some problems with expropriation, so there is a slowdown, we are trying to solve this ”.
Stating that the third bridge tender was held, the Minister of Transport said, "We are laying the foundation in May, there is no problem with its financing."
"Was the tender for the third bridge done smoothly, so now, is it certain?" Minister Yıldırım said, “Done, continues, for sure. It was made on a build-operate-transfer basis for eleven years, that is, the workplace was delivered, the work started ”.
Source: Mynet News