Minister Turhan, accompanied by AK Party Deputy Chairman Hayati Yazici, Rize Governor Kemal Ceber, AK Party Rize deputies Osman Askin Bak and Muhammed Avci, Rize highways investments by examining the information received from the authorities.
Turhan, studying the work site by going to the Salarha Tunnel construction site, said in a statement to members of the press, approximately 3 kilometers long, two-arrival and two-way double-tube tunnel built, said the valley will connect to the city center.
Referring to the importance of the tunnel for the city, Turhan said, “Our city is a city that pushes the possibility of urbanization and construction in a very narrow area between the sea and the mountains on the Black Sea coast of Rize. In order to create a new development area for our city, we combine this Andon Valley with Rize city center, which is more suitable for urbanization, land conditions, tomographic and geological conditions, and implement this project in order to give Rizem a new development area. Kul
Turhan emphasized that with the realization of the project, new development areas will be formed in the valley and an urbanization opportunity will be caught in accordance with urban planning plans, quality of life and environmental conditions.
Turhan stated that they expect the tunnel to be put into service at the end of 2020 and said, X The excavation of our tunnel has been completed in approximately 80. In the following process, we will have the intersections that will enable the integration and connection of this tunnel with the existing transportation axes and the concrete, electromechanical processes of this tunnel will be made and opened for service. ”
Turhan, then the study of the highways in the district of Southsu and Recep Tayyip Erdogan University for the construction of the living area has been examined. Then Turhan Ikizdere district, where the Rize-Erzurum road construction studies by taking information about the intersection studies examined.
Rize Erzurum highway, the Eastern Black Sea, Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia is the shortest transport route that connects Minister Turhan, said:
“Currently, the 38 kilometer portion of the 32 kilometer between the Ovit Tunnel and the Black Sea Coastal Road serves as a divided road. There are a total of 6 10 kilometers of tunnels on this route. We opened two of our tunnels. Total 4,8 mileage was opened. Work continues in the remaining segments. By the end of the year, we will open two 32 kilometers and add two additional 5 kilometers. The rest will be completed by these periods next year. ”
Turhan pointed out that the works in the city crossing with İkidere and İkiddere will be opened for service next year. Gelecek What will this gain? With this project, we will provide a more convenient access to the ports in the Eastern Black Sea Region to eastern Anatolia and to the border gates of our neighbors in the East and Southeast. Another important structure of this project which will contribute to the economy and development of the region is Kırık Tunnel between İspir and Aşkale. We have made 55 percent progress in the Broken Tunnel. When the Fracture Tunnel is built, Erzurum from Rize will drop to 220 kilometers. The distance from the current 265 kilometer will be reduced to the 220 kilometer. ”
Turhan, their goal is to provide a better quality and comfortable transportation service, he added.