Excavation work completed in Eurasia Tunnel Project

Excavation work has been completed in the Eurasia Tunnel Project: After Marmaray, the two continents met once again under the sea. Excavation was completed yesterday in the Eurasia Tunnel Project, which will connect Asia and Europe under the sea by road. The historical main Prime Minister Davutoğlu also testified.

Following the 2 bridge and Marmaray on the Bosphorus, the two continents met once again with the Eurasian Tunnel yesterday. The Eurasia Tunnel Project, which will connect Asia and Europe with the highway tunnel under the sea floor, was completed yesterday. Thus, the most difficult part of the project, which was planned to be completed at the end of 2016, was left behind. 19 April With the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the excavation of the tunnel, which started on the Asian side of 2014, was ended with a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu at Çatladıkapı on the European side yesterday. Davutoglu witnessed the end of the excavation made by TBM (tunneling machine) called 'Yıldırım Bayezid' and progressing by digging an area of ​​3 thousand 344 kilometers under the sea. Davutoglu, as well as his wife Sare Davutoglu ceremony, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin, Mayor Kadir Topbas, Transportation, Maritime and Communications Minister Feridun Bilgin, former Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Lutfi Elvan, engineers and workers attended. The plan was for Davutoglu to land at the 25 meter depth where the tunnel digging process would end. But for security reasons, it was abandoned. Instead, Prime Minister Davutoğlu instructed the radio tunneling machine operator. Davutoğlu gave his instructions via radio and said, gurur We are proud of you as the grandchildren of generations connecting the continents. We wish you an unforgettable journey on the intercontinental journey. Thank you for your efforts and we follow it with excitement. ” Davutoglu "Ya Allah Bismillah," he ordered the start of the last drilling process. The drilling process was completed while reading the afternoon prayer. Davutoğlu then said, “Welcome to Europe, the opening of the tunnel was completed on this side of the call to prayer. You end an auspicious journey with the call to prayer..

Earthquake resistant

Davutoglu said the tunnel is resistant to earthquakes that will take place over the years 500 and 2 thousand 500. Davutoglu said, olmak Being over the security tunnels built by Turkish engineers will give us all confidence and peace of mind ”. Davutoğlu finally thanked the officials again, saying, “You have written a great epic to be told for generations after Fatih has carried out the ships from the land kar. Davutoglu, the construction site with the authorities while commanding the underground radio with a camera broadcast live drilling process. The image was projected on the giant screen in the ceremonial tent. In the meantime, the project staff also viewed this moment with their mobile phones.


While the excavation process was completed, Prime Minister Davutoğlu said that by sharing an idea that Kadir Topbaş said, 3 thousand 340 meters would cut the victim to be distributed to people in need as the total length of the tunnel.


With the opening of the tunnel, the construction of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which is still under construction and planned to be opened at 29 October 2015, will provide significant relief in Istanbul traffic. With the Eurasia Tunnel, which will serve on Kazlıçeşme-Göztepe line, the journey time on the route which is very busy in Istanbul will be reduced to 15 minutes. The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge will ease the traffic by pulling large vehicles out of Istanbul.

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  1. this is the thing, actually, the trick for this tunnel to end so fast is done by the private sector, that is, it is done without a single penny coming out of the state's pocket. kazanHowever, if we make the subways in this country built in this way, all cities will be covered with iron nets in five years, the late Özal applied it in the best way, he rooted out his abuses in his bribe, but he was constantly slandered by those who could not stake the state with those auctions.