On the holidays the traffic stalk will end with the Marmara Ring

During the holidays, the traffic sting will end with the Marmara Ring: The entrance and exit traffic to Istanbul, which turns into a nightmare at the festivities, will end with the Marmara Ring. The Marmara Ringi project, which will allow the Marmara to travel both by road and rail, will be taken out of the Adapazarı-Kocaeli line in Anatolia, Mediterranean, Black Sea and Aegean regions.

Istanbul's traffic streak in the entrance and exit ends. Especially during the festive hours, the city will enter and leave the city with 'Marmara Ringi'. The government is accelerating the 'Ring Project', which will allow the Marmara Region to travel both by road and by rail. Anatolia, Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea Regions will be removed from the Adapazari-Kocaeli Line. Important part of the projects will be implemented in 2015-2016 years. Thus only TEM and D-100 Highway will not be used. Istanbul, Kocaeli, Bursa, Balikesir, Canakkale and Tekirdag cities will be reconnected by road and railway ring. In this context, the works of Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway (433 km) and the Northern Marmara Motorway (including the 3 Bosphorus Bridge) are continuing.

To be finished by 2019

The Northern Marmara Motorway and Kurtköy and Akyazı will be connected. Even with the inclusion of the Black Sea Coast Road, Istanbul connection will be provided from the north of Adapazarı and Izmit. Cities such as İzmir, Balıkesir will be provided with an alternative route through Tekirdağ with the bridge to Çanakkale. There will be no ferry traffic with the commissioning of both the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway and the Çanakkale Bridge. Vehicles will prefer bridges in Istanbul, Bursa and Kocaeli will not be the source of ferry vehicles. Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Balıkesir Motorway and Çanakkale Bosphorus Bridge Project, along with the other planned motorways, will create new alternatives for the Aegean, Central Anatolia, West-West, Adana-Konya axis and Western Mediterranean and Thrace. The Marmara Ringi is expected to be completed by 2019 with all its elements.

Canakkale Bridge

Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Balıkesir Motorway and Çanakkale Bosphorus Bridge Crossing Project and the other planned motorways along with the Aegean, the west of Central Anatolia, the Adana-Konya axis, and a new alternative to the Bosphorus Straits for travels and transport between the Western Mediterranean and Thrace to be created. The total length of 352 km Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Balıkesir Highway with the construction of Istanbul-Tekirdag between 18 km, Istanbul-Çanakkale 45 km will be reduced. 3.5 from Istanbul to Çanakkale will be taken to 2 hours. Istanbul's urban traffic will be relieved. Trucks with export loads will not be towed to the car park at certain hours. The burden of the throat will ease.

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, located on the North Marmara Highway, connects both sides of the Bosphorus for the third time. Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge With the connection to the North Marmara Motorway, Istanbul's urban and existing Bosphorus bridges will reduce traffic intensity and ensure that vehicles will be uninterrupted, safe and comfortable. The bridge will be the world's longest, 59 m main span with the 1.408 meter width and the world's tallest 320 bridge with the world's tallest tower. 29 May 2013 is planned to be put into service before the end of this year.

Istanbul-Izmir Motorway

The road traffic between the Aegean and Marmara faster, which will make it safe and comfortable Istanbul-Gebze-Izmir Highway Project, is conducting one of the largest project in Turkey. When the project two circuits Turkey's industry and trade zone will be linked together. It will also contribute to the economic and social life of the provinces on the 433 km-long highway route, including the İzmit Bay Crossing. After the completion of this project between Istanbul-Izmir 8 hours to 3.5 hours, Istanbul-Bursa 2.5 hours will be down to 1 hours. It is aimed to open the traffic between İzmit Bay Crossing Bridge and Gebze-Bursa section and Kemalpaşa Distinction-İzmir section at the end of the year.

Ankara's traffic stalk ends

Even though it is not as much as Istanbul and Kocaeli, the problem in Elmadag, where there is a connection with the east of Ankara and where there is heavy traffic, is being solved. In this context, the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Delice Highway Project will be implemented. The tender is scheduled to be released in the coming period. Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ministry's work within the scope of Turkey until the end of the year 2 282 2023 thousand kilometers long highway is planned to be increased up to 8 30 thousand kilometers.

140 billion TL investment to highway

From agriculture to tourism in Turkey, from industry to commerce, from education to the driving force of many sectors to healthcare is increasing exponentially investment for transportation and communication infrastructures. 2003 billion TL investment has been made since 221.3 for transportation and communication infrastructures. These investments amounted to 140 billion TL for highway sector, 42 billion TL for railway sector, 11.7 billion TL for airline sector, 3.3 billion TL for maritime sector, and 24.3 billion TL for communication sector.

12 city is connected by divided roads in 75 years

There were a total of 12 thousand kilometers of divided highway 6 101 years ago in Turkey. In adding 17 615 thousand kilometers the figure was increased to a total 23 716 thousand kilometers. 12 years ago 6 province is connected by divided roads, while today 75 province is connected with a road divided by each other. Divided roads provide economic benefits from labor and fuel, reaching 15.6 billion in a year. The 11.5 billion TL of this savings comes from the last 12 split year. The emission release also resulted in a reduction of 3.15 million tonnes.

About Levent Ozen
Every year, high-speed rail sector, the European leader in the growing Turkey. Investments in railways, which take this speed from high-speed trains, continue to increase. In addition, with the investments made for transportation in the city, the stars of many of our companies making domestic production shine. It is proud that Turkish high-speed tren national train ”production has been started in addition to the companies producing domestic tram, light rail and subway vehicles. We are very happy to be in this proud table.

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