The opening date of the Eurasian Tunnel was confirmed: The Ministry of Transport announced that the Eurasia Tunnel, which is expected to breathe into Istanbul traffic, will be put into service at the beginning of 2017.
The construction of the ongoing Eurasia Tunnel and Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications came from an explanation. The Ministry postponed the October calendar of 2016 for the Eurasia Tunnel to the first quarter of 2017 and did not provide information about the opening date of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which will connect the two sides for the third time.
EURASIA TUNNEL IS IN SERVICE IN 2017
19 In April 2014, the construction of the Eurasia Tunnel project started in full swing. The opening date of the Eurasia Tunnel Project, which was contracted with the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model in the Kazlıçeşme-Göztepe line, was announced as the first quarter of 2017. 3 5,4 coast road is built on 6 lane from 8 lane up to Kazlıçeşme in the Eurasia Tunnel consisting of main parts, 1,5 km is taken under ground elevation, junction arrangements and side roads are made. In the second section, which is defined as the Bosphorus crossing, the tunnel was excavated with the Tunnel Boring Machine developed specifically for the project in the Bosphorus. 3. the part was identified as road works on the Anatolian side.
- THE BRIDGE WILL BE COMPLETED AS SHORT TIME
The General Directorate of Highways stated that the construction works on the 3rd Bridge, which were continuing rapidly, were completed by 80 percent. It will carry passengers from Edirne to Izmit with the rail system on Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge with 8 lanes, 2 lanes of the highway and 10 lanes of the rail system. The rail system to be integrated with Marmaray and Istanbul Metro will connect Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and the 3rd Airport under construction. In the statement, for which no exact date was given for its opening, “The production of main cable collars and suspension ropes is still ongoing. It is aimed that the Northern Marmara Motorway and Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, whose construction works are still ongoing, will be completed and put into service as soon as possible.