Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan, Istanbul-Izmir Motorway, visited the construction of the Balıkesir part of the investigation.
The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan visited the construction in the Balıkesir-İzmir Motorway and examined the construction of Balıkesir. He stated that Istanbul-Izmir Motorway will be one of the important transportation axes connecting Marmara Region to Aegean Region, Western Mediterranean and Western Anatolia Region.
192 MILESTONES ARE OPENING MORE
Reminding that the construction works of the project started at 2010, Turhan said: dik We have come to 2019 and we are in the process of completion. Hopefully, we will open our entire project in the coming days. So far, some sections of our project have been opened to traffic. In recent years, 201 kilometers have been opened as main body and 33 kilometers have been opened for service. In the coming days, the main body of the 183 kilometers, 9 kilometers of the connection road, including the total 192 kilometer section will open to service. ”
“3,5 WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO REACH IZMIR FROM ISTANBUL SA
Emphasizing that the drivers will save time and fuel thanks to the project, Turhan said: uz Our current road, now the road between Istanbul and Izmir could be covered at 8,5 hour. So the speed of the average traffic could be between 40-45 kilometers. This new road, under 404 kilometer Istanbul-Izmir Highway, will be able to reach 3,5 from Istanbul in an hour under normal operating conditions. This will provide an important economic contribution to road users, will save time and fuel, and this route will provide important opportunities and facilities especially for the transportation of industrial products and agricultural products both in Turkey and abroad. ”
Minister Turhan, Balikesir; Governor Ersin Yazici, AK Party deputies of Balikesir; Pakize Happy Aydemir, Belgin Uygur, Mustafa Canbey, Balikesir Mayor Deputy Mayor Yasin, Balikesir Metropolitan Municipality Secretary General Mustafa Küçükkapdan and AK Party Balıkesir Provincial Chairman Ahmet Sağlam welcomed.