Istanbul Street, which was closed to the passage of vehicles within the scope of the 'Pedestrianization Project' approximately 1.5 years ago, was opened to traffic this morning not to be closed again. Dursun Ay, Mayor of Düzce, where we received information on the subject by phone, announced that the road was reinstated with the decision of the Provincial Traffic Commission. He emphasized that the intense demand from the public to be opened to traffic had an impact.
The development expected for months became official with the decision of “Provincial Traffic Commission”. Istanbul Street, which was opened to traffic again and the discussions to be opened for months, was opened to the vehicle passage not to be closed again this morning.
EXPLANATION FROM THE CHAIRMAN
Dursun Ay, the Mayor of Düzce, where we received information by phone, stated that the request for Istanbul Avenue to be opened to vehicle traffic again was conveyed to them both in surveys and in meetings with citizens and tradesmen.
THE PROVISION OF THE PROVINCE TRAFFIC COMMISSION…
Pointing out that these demands were also put on the table at the Provincial Traffic Commission, which was convened every month, President Ay, Governor of Düzce in this direction. In the last meeting chaired by Zülkif Dağlı, it was stated that the street was reinstated and opened to vehicle passes.
CLOSED IN 2017
The debates for Istanbul Street, which was closed to vehicle traffic as part of the Düzce Municipality Pedestrianization Project in July 2017, when Mehmet Keleş was sitting in the presidential chair, never ended.
PEOPLE WHO LIKE “OPEN UP”
Those who wanted to reopen the road because of increasing difficulties in traffic, penal and motorcycle drivers continued to enter the road, and those who wanted to open the road again due to reasons such as the negative effect of the tradesmen were frustrated.
FACE THREE FACE THOUSAND LIRA EXPECTED!
On the other hand, the Istanbul Caddesi Pedestrianization Project, where tram lines were laid, new intersections were made and signs placed, were laid on dusty shelves as a project where taxes paid by citizens were wasted!
EXPLANATION FROM GOVERNOR
On the other hand, Düzce Governorate also provided a written information on the subject. In the statement, the following was recorded: “Provincial Traffic Commission, Our Governor Dear Dr. Zülkif Dağlı was convened in the Governor's Office Meeting Hall on 30 November 2018 and the following decisions were taken; The western direction of the part of Istanbul Street, which is closed to vehicle traffic for trial purposes, between Atatürk Boulevard and Mehmet Akif Street, will be opened to traffic as one way. Accordingly, regulations have been made regarding other side roads and related streets depending on the opening of Istanbul Street to traffic. With regard to the decisions taken, infrastructure works, traffic signs and signs, and road maintenance and repair works will be carried out by Düzce Municipality. We wish that the new regulation will be beneficial for the traffic flow and safety of our city and it is presented with respect to the information of the public. ”