The dream of three sultans came true: Kanuni Sultan Süleyman, Sultan Abdülmecit Han and Sultan II. Many projects that Abdülhamit Han wanted to do in his own period were implemented in the last 12 years. The dream of the three sultans came true.
Many projects that Kanuni Sultan Süleyman, Sultan Abdülmecit and Abdülhamit want to do have been implemented in the last 12 years. Some of the 'crazy projects' that stand out from the Marmaray and Eurasia Tube Crossing connecting Europe and Asia to the pipeline that will bring the Ovit Tunnel and the TRNC to the water are as follows:
'KANAL İSTANBUL': The project, which was brought to the agenda by Kanuni Sultan Süleyman for the first time, will be an artificial waterway between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea in order to relieve the ship traffic in the Bosphorus.
ASRIN PROJECT 'MARMARAY': The idea of a railway tunnel that will pass under the Bosphorus was planned for the first time during the reign of Sultan Abdülmecid. The 76 km railway project, which combines the railway lines on the European and Asian sides of Istanbul with a tube tunnel under the Bosphorus, provides uninterrupted transportation between the two continents.
EURASIA TUBE GATE: The Bosphorus Highway Crossing Project tube gateway will connect the Asian and European continents with the highway under the Bosphorus. The project, which is the dream of Sultan Abdulhamit Han, will be completed in 2015.
OVIT TUNNEL: The foundation of the Ovit Tunnel, which has been a dream since the Ottoman period, was laid in 2012. Ovit, which will be one of the few tunnels in the world, will be completed in 2015.
CENTURY IMAGINATION 'ÇİNE DAM': The dam, which was brought to the agenda with the demand of a stretch during the Ottoman period, became reality after about 1,5 centuries.
Some of the other ongoing giant projects are:
3. AIRPORT: When completed in 2021, the airport, which will have the largest passenger capacity in the world, will bring 150 million passengers annually to Istanbul.
IZMIR IS NEIGHBOR TO ISTANBUL: When the Izmit Gulf Crossing Project is completed, it will be connected to the Marmara Region and the Aegean Region highway network.
- BOSPHORUS BRIDGE: Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, with the width of the 59 meter, will be the world's longest, one of the world's longest suspension bridges with over a thousand 408 meters of main spans. Suspension bridge with the highest tower in the world with 322 meters.
WATER SUPPLY TO TRNC: With the project to be implemented for the first time in the world, the pipeline will be suspended at a depth of 250 meters from the sea surface. With the 106 km long transmission line, 75 million cubic meters of water will be delivered to TRNC annually.
HIGH SPEED TRAIN: to come a long way with the citizens of Turkey's rail transport can provide long-distance journeys more comfortable now.
3 GREAT HARBOR: Turkey's largest and Europe's 10th largest container port will be Port's foundation was laid in 2011 in North Aegean. A port complex that will provide combined transportation service on the north-south axis will be launched in the Western Black Sea. The development plan of Mersin Container Port with a capacity of 2 million containers is also ongoing.