Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan said, "When the project is completed, our Istanbul, therefore, the Northern Marmara region will have a modern highway network of 398 kilometers." said.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Çatalca-Yassıören Section of the Northern Marmara Highway at the Çatalca Cumhuriyet Square, Turhan said, “While struggling for our nation, our country, our liberty under the leadership of our President, on the other hand, we continue to reconstruct our country from one side to another. we do." used expressions.
Turhan said that their paths are very clear and said, “Service with our power to our nation is our loyalty to our country with all our self. With the permission of Allah, as long as our President is behind us, and our nation is behind us, there is no service that we cannot do and the focus of evil that we cannot defeat. ” he spoke.
“We have done much more in 80 years than in 15-16 years”
Stating that they provide transportation, infrastructure and communication services that do not end with counting roads, highways, tunnels, bridges, railways, airports, ports, Turhan said, “We have done much more in 80-15 years. Because of our love for our nation, we have done straightforward what was called difficult, real, insurmountable. The mountain we did not pierce, the valley we did not exceed, the throat we did not pass. Just last week, we opened the ring road of Ordu, which reduces the traffic of 16 minutes in the summer, and 90 minutes by piercing the mountains. On Tuesday, we opened the line with our President, which enables the passage of YHT from Anatolia to Europe. With our suburban service here, two sides of Istanbul are now with Gebze. Halkalı It can be passed in 115 minutes. In the previous system, this was 185 minutes. With this and similar works, our people no longer suffer or kill time. ” found the assessment.
“Istanbul Airport will be reached in 13 minutes from Çatalca”
Explaining that they add value to the invaluable value of Istanbul with their services, Turhan said:
“Our Northern Marmara Motorway project is one of them. With this project, we aim to alleviate the burden of Istanbul, which is one of the largest metropoles in the world and also located in the intercontinental gateway. When the project is completed, our Istanbul, therefore, the Northern Marmara region will have a modern highway network of 398 kilometers. Our masterpiece, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, continues to serve as the pride of our nation. The traffic flow between Odayeri and Kurtköy, where the bridge is included, operates smoothly. Today, we are opening the Habipler Junction - Başakşehir junction section with the Çatalca Yassıören Odayeri section. With the opening of these sections to service, both faces will laugh and our economy will come to life. What kind of conveniences will we get? Heavy industry zone traffic will be separated. Traffic will have a safer and faster access. Istanbul Airport will be reached in 13 minutes from Çatalca. The journey from Çatalca to the Anatolian Side and Kurtköy in 2 hours and 3 hours in peak hours will decrease to 50 minutes. There will be direct access to Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge from Sultangazi and Gaziosmanpaşa. ”(UAB)