- The works on the airport and the 3rd bridge do not stop: The 2 biggest projects in the history of the Republic accelerated in 2014. kazanwas. Undoubtedly, the last year was marked by the third bridge and the third airport among the most important investments in the history of the Republic. The construction of the 3rd bridge, the construction of which continues in the Bosphorus, began on May 3, 3, the 560th anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul, with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and many ministers. The 29-meter bridge, named "Yavuz Sultan Selim", was designed as the widest suspension bridge in the world with its width. 2013 lanes are reserved for highway and 59 lanes for High Speed Train. In his statement, Minister of Transport Lütfi Elvan said, “With this third bridge, we have a 8-kilometer highway work. There is a work on the Northern Marmara Highway, and we continue this intensively. There are 2 viaducts in our project. We have 95 underpasses. We are making 35 culverts. We are building two tunnels with a total length of 106 meters. We finished the entire Riva tunnel. There is no delay with the project. Our goal is to open it on October 205, 1200," he said.
The world's largest airport is coming
Another huge project of Turkey Date 3. The airport's foundations were laid in June in a ceremony also attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The first stage of the project, scheduled to open on October 29, 2017, Turkey will have the world's largest airport. The airport, built on an area of 76.5 million square meters, will provide employment for 80 thousand people when completed. When all parts of the 3rd airport are completed in 2018, it will have a carrying capacity of 150 million passengers and will cost 10 billion 247 million euros. When the new airport is completed, it will consist of facilities such as 4 separate terminal buildings, 8 control towers, an apron with a capacity of 500 aircraft parks, an indoor and outdoor car park with a capacity of 70 thousand vehicles, where the transportation between the terminals is carried out by a rail system. Limak-Kolin-Cengiz-Mapa-Kalyon Joint Venture Group made the highest bid for the 25-year lease price in the third airport tender to Istanbul, with 22 billion 152 million euros plus VAT.