Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan said, “Kanuni Boulevard will perform an important task in the transportation of Trabzon. Especially in the east-west direction of Trabzon, in the sense of relieving the traffic of the roads serving in the north-south direction, it will relieve the transportation by separating the urban traffic from the intercity traffic.” said.
Minister Turhan made examinations in the Erdoğdu District of Trabzon, where Kanuni Boulevard works were carried out and received information from the authorities.
Turhan, said in a statement, the General Directorate of the General Directorate of Highways investment program, also called the Kanuni Boulevard, said they are examining the work of the project.
Stating that a significant distance has been taken in the works, Turhan said, “Kanuni Boulevard will perform an important role in the transportation of Trabzon. Especially in terms of relieving the traffic of the roads serving in the north-south direction of Trabzon in the east-west direction, it will have relieved the transportation by separating the inner city traffic from the intercity traffic. ” used the expression.
Pointing out that the north of Trabzon is the sea, Turhan said:
“Trabzon has no road to the north because it is the sea. Port city. When the traffic originating from the port, from the western region to the east, from the east to the west, the international traffic is combined with the urban traffic of Trabzon, transportation in the city is difficult. Concentrates, waste of time. By solving this traffic problem, by separating the traffic between the city and the intercity traffic, the traffic of the roads going to East Anatolia in the direction of Giresun-Rize and in the south will be separated and a more comfortable and comfortable transportation opportunity will be provided. In other words, the problems and troubles experienced by our citizens of Trabzon in traffic in their daily lives will be eliminated with the introduction of this road, this project. ”
We put the project into service step by step.
Turhan, the project stage of the project they take, the Star-Akyazı crossroads between the open to the traffic by telling Erdoğdu intersection in the summer months, they pointed out that they plan to open the service.
Turhan said that the work continues during the shift day and night.
“After growing this part in the beginning of this summer, in the summer, the rest continues. We have tunnels, viaducts in that section and after solving our problems related to expropriation, we hope that we will complete the project up to Çağlayan, Boztepe junction, Çukurçayır junction and further Akoluk, Kutlugün and Çağlayan region by the end of 2020. With the completion of the project, we will have the opportunity to transfer the traffic concentrated in the Değirmendere junction between the port and the Erzurum exit, the traffic in the city to the south, not on the old coastal road, but on the newly built Kanuni Boulevard. 80% of the traffic in this region's traffic at the city crossing of Trabzon constitutes the city traffic. With the newly built Kanuni Boulevard, we will now have the opportunity to transfer this traffic to the east-west and south direction, and our roads will also have a significant benefit and convenience in our people's life. ”
Minister Turhan was accompanied by General Manager of Highways Abdulkadir Uraloğlu, AK Party Trabzon Metropolitan Mayor candidate Murat Zorluoğlu and other interested parties.