Organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, with the technical support of the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments, the General Directorate of Highways and the International Roads Federation (IRF). International Highways, Bridges and Tunnels Specialized Fair opened its doors.
Minister Turhan, Congresium in his speech at the opening of the fair in Ankara, technology in this age of dizzying rapid changes in the changes in this era, especially in the transportation sector has affected a large extent to all areas of life.
Stating that it has a modern transportation network developed in accordance with international standards, planned and implemented by considering its integration with each other, Turhan emphasized that they are working with their forces to improve this further.
West and East, linking the continent with the Asian part of Turkey at a major intersection for global trade, always the most important key in the development Turhan said it would be one transportation infrastructure, "Turkey is the 4 billion population with 1,6 hour flight distance of 30 trillion dollars that is, almost half of the total global trade. Considering our place on the world map, we are in the position of natural logistic base for transportation activities in our region. ”
Turhan, Turkey, pointing to the presence in the strategic point in terms of international trade, interact with each other western economies to the east still is largely realized through Turkey, therefore voiced their work day and night to complete the country's transport and communications infrastructure.
Both will improve the quality of human life as well as the possibility of Turkey Turhan said they would adapt to global competition, now in all modes of transportation in this context was underlined that until meat is very significant distance.
Minister Turhan, Marmaray and Gebze-Halkalı He stated that giant projects such as the Suburban Line, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Istanbul Airport, Osmangazi Bridge and Istanbul-İzmir Highway and Eurasia Tunnel survived the era, adding strength to the power of the international arena and the works such as roads, highways, bridges and tunnels constitute their main backbone. .
“17 to transport 750 billion pounds per year”
Turhan, urban transportation from the village road, the divided highway of the beltway, upgrading the one hand renew standards of the national road network in the tunnels of the bridge, on the other hand, the east-west through Turkey, reported that they make a north-south direction of the international corridors functional. Turhan, 17 last year only for transportation and infrastructure services, 750 billion pounds, he noted.
In this process, the development of freight and passenger transport on highways is almost a revolution in the nature of the striking Turhan, 6 thousand 101 kilometers and only 6 thousand connecting the divided road network, today 27 thousand kilometers to connect with each other has become 77 province, he said.
Turhan, the thousand 714 kilometers of the highway network in the last year 17 thousand thousand 322 kilometers increased by increasing 3 thousand 36 kilometers, comfortable transportation and long-lasting roads for the 68 thousand 229 thousand kilometers of road network reported that the 38'nin BSK standards reached.
Iyle We aim to build 5 thousand 556 kilometers highway with BOT model ”
Build-operate-transfer (BOT) model 2035 until the year 5 thousand 556 kilometers of highway construction plans expressed voicing Turhan, said:
Yapım Construction works are still ongoing in the 597 kilometer section of these projects. On August, we opened the entire Istanbul-Bursa-Izmir Highway including Osmangazi Bridge on the 4 with the participation of our President. We opened the Odayeri-Kurtköy section, including Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, to the North Marmara Motorway, which is a kilometer-long 398. Kınalı-Odayeri and Kurtköy-Akyazı sections continue to work. In addition, we are continuing the construction works of 1915 kilometer Malkara-Gallipoli section, 101 kilometer Menemen-Aliağa Çandarlı Motorway and 96 kilometer Ankara-Niğde Highway, where 330 Çanakkale Bridge is located within the Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Savaştepe Motorway.
Initiation of tender in giant project
Minister Turhan, taking into account the challenging geography of the country, stating that the construction of tunnels and bridges became more important, "the first in the world in a single pass, as a single tunnel, 3 Storeyed Big Istanbul Tunnel, we have completed the planning, we will come to the tender stage soon." He said.
Turhan also provides information about the high-speed train, 45 percent of the existing train lines have been signaled, 2023'e percent of the 70'in percent of the electrical signaling is targeted, he said.