Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Ekrem İmamoğlu visited the construction site of Beşiktaş station of Kabata Mahmutbey metro line construction.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, the construction of the second day of the festival Kabatas - Mahmutbey Metro Besiktas station construction site was examined. Rahmi Asal, Director of Istanbul Archaeological Museums, gave technical information to Imamoglu about the region, which was brought to the agenda with historical monuments during the metro excavation. Asal shared with Imamoğlu that during the excavations of the metro, there were artifacts dating from the Ottoman and Byzantine periods as well as a cemetery dating from the Bronze Age. Asal showed Imamoglu some examples from the cemetery which were thought to be about 5 thousand 500 years old and used as tools. Asal, urgent protection of historical monuments that must be taken to record by sending them to museums, the remaining works will be opened to the public at the entrance of the metro station, he said.
İmamoğlu said, ne At what stage is the subway excavation? You have given the latest 2020 date in January, where the metro project in Besiktas has stayed. ”The question is, kazı The excavations here are very important for us. Because there is a study here that sheds light on the great history of Istanbul. It is a sign that how carefully every step we take should be taken. I wish success to our teachers and colleagues who manage the excavation process here. Of course, Istanbul will be on the one hand and these values will be preserved. According to the latest information, there is a delay due to the excavations around this station, but the Kabataş - Mahmutbey line does not present any obstacle. Only this stop can be activated late. Opening may be a little late. Once the station is in service, we will be able to provide a layout where people can see the ruins here as they land. Therefore, it will turn into a station and a museum. ”
Imamoglu said, Bal We have witnessed the road collapse in Balmumcu in recent years. Does it have anything to do with the underground excavations? ” Imamoglu's response to this question was, “There is no such delay. If we see such a risk, we are also sensitive about taking precautions, accelerating and giving priority to those places. I stated that I want a serious report from my friends at the latest in September. Most intensively, we'll be at the same table to come together with people who work here or those who are experts in the field to create a quick report. We will determine a road map for informing the public and taking the necessary measures. Al İmamoğlu said, X The most difficult route for Istanbul to reach is 3. Airport. Do you think of a subway study for that area? Everybody expects such news ”and the question indeki This is not a thought. Moreover, this issue Mecidiyeköy - 3. The airport line is currently a line that has been tendered by the Ministry of Transport and walks. This is not a line of tender ethics of the metropolitan municipality. Therefore, our other lines, metro - metrobus, in many respects the structure of the station is formed. This is in the transport plan. Currently working under the control of the Ministry of Transport continues to work on this line. I'm going to visit there soon and get some information. He will inform you in the light of the information we receive. If necessary, the Ministry of Transport will provide the necessary information ”.