Metrobus Overpasses Fit for Disabled

metrobus overcame adaptation
metrobus overcame adaptation

The 44 bus stops at the crossroads of the metrobus line that connects the two sides of Istanbul by road. The IMM will hold a tender for the construction in April and the contractor 12 will make the overpasses suitable for the disabled.

SözcüAccording to the report of Özlem GÜVEMLİ from Istanbul, the entire 2007-metrobus line, the first phase of which opened in 52 and reached 44 km today, was put into service in 2012. 950 years after the opening of the overpasses of the line, which transports an average of 12 thousand passengers daily between Beylikdüzü and Söğütlüçeşme, came to the agenda again. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality announced that it will organize a tender to make the overpasses at the metrobus stations suitable for disabled access. According to the announcement, the tender for "Construction of steel and reinforced concrete pedestrian overpasses on the metrobus road across Istanbul" will be held on April 8, 2019. The company, which won the tender consisting of 39 items, is planned to make the overpasses suitable for disabled use in 450 days. The company will start working after the application projects are approved. Detailed projects will be presented to the IMM step by step.


The construction of the metrobus line, which is the most widely used transportation system in Istanbul, started in 2007. The first stage of 18,3 km between Topkapı-Avcılar was put into service on September 17, 2007. The second leg of the Metrobus, Zincirlikuyu, was opened on September 8, 2008 and the number of stops increased to 25. Söğütlüçeşme, the third phase of the Metrobus line, was put into service on March 3, 2009 and the two sides of Istanbul were connected. The foundation of the line of Avcılar-Beylikdüzü was laid on March 15, 2011. The line, which has a total length of 52 km and the number of stops to 44, was opened on July 19, 2012.

Günceleme: 22/03/2019 13:42

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