Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turan, who issued a message for the new year, said, ve We congratulate the new year of our country, our nation and all humanity. I hope that the year of 2019 will be a year of hopes, friendship, brotherhood and solidarity.
We enter the new year with new hopes and new excitement. The 2018 year was a year in which all of the important projects we initiated before were successfully completed and successfully completed despite all economic and external negativities. We launched the first phase of Istanbul Airport in October at 29. We opened the Ovit Tunnel at Ovit Mountain at an altitude of 2 thousand 640, which connects the Black Sea to Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia. We put the Sabuncubeli Tunnel, which connects Izmir and Manisa, to service in June. 26 637 39 1915 2018 20 30,3 170 524 2018 30 188 50 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX As we continued the construction of the XNUMX Çanakkale Bridge, one of our projects exceeding the continents, we also completed wind tests. In XNUMX XNUMX pieces XNUMX km tunnel was finished. XNUMX XNUMX km tunnel construction is continuing. XNUMX XNUMX bridges were installed in XNUMX and XNUMX bridges were repaired and repaired.
2019 will also be a very busy year full of service. We will complete the 426 motorway project which will connect Istanbul, Bursa and Izmir. We will also complete the 82 km Menemen-Aliağa-Çandarlı Motorway. Malatya-Hekimhan, Ilisar, Honaz, Alacabel, Asik Festival, Karasu, Guzeldere and Ilgar tunnels will be put into service. We will continue the construction of 3 thousand 953 km long railway line and we will complete the 1.204 km in 2019. We will complete the construction of the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Railway Line at the end of 2019 and start test drives. We will also complete the Sabiha Gokcen Airport railway connection with the Istanbul Commuter Line and Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport rail system connection. Küçük Çamlıca TV and Radio Tower will be put into service. By the end of May, 2019 will provide digital services to the public, private sector and the public. As in previous years, by always increasing our service quality; Turkey's development, community development and our republic 100. We will continue to show every effort and determination necessary to achieve our goals for the year.
With these feelings, 2019 of the year 365 is dominated by brotherhood during the day; I hope that all of our citizens will be a year of health, happiness, abundance, abundance and prosperity. tüm