The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has carried out the process well, taking important measures in full coordination with the Ministry of Health, since the first day of the New Type Coronavirus emerged in the world. Especially in the first days when the health started to spread in the world, flights were stopped with many countries in international airlines, seaways and railways. In our country, the case without waiting to occur, then the interest in Europe's disease, as well as all aircraft in Turkey High-speed trains, conventional trains, the whole batch before the time of transportation and after the disinfection process, such as the Marmaray started. On the highways, bus companies and businesses at the stops where buses take a break were instructed to take all precautions and carry out disinfectant procedures.
“Continuing the Works is Important for the Future of the Country”
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, said the process from the beginning Since taking early measures in the transport infrastructure, the disease stressing that delay the entry of Turkey, across the country after the interest for the first time in the disease, the Government case said they walked to and treated identify quite successfully. Karaismailoğlu underlined that the indispensable condition for the development of a country is the healthy operation of the investment, trade and transportation chain and said, “If we cannot reach our people where we are, we cannot keep people there. We have to provide the same level of transportation and communication infrastructure throughout the country. For this reason, it is of great importance that infrastructure works continue in this process as well. Coronavirus as Turkey within the scope of measures for controlling the disease showed intense efforts on the one hand, on the other hand we are trying to influence the process with the least damage from the outbreak of the economy. For this reason, for our citizens; For the future of our country, we have to continue our work at our construction sites without interruption. ”
Continue to Work on Over 1000 Construction Sites
Ministers Karaismailoğlu outbreaks in Turkey and all over the world told us that in this period they continue to adversely affect work at the highest level by taking the necessary measures on construction sites. Explaining that they continue to work on more than a thousand construction sites within the Ministry, where there are many important investments, especially highway, bridge and tunnel investments, as well as routine activities, Minister Karaismailoğlu has a full capacity at 67 construction sites and medium capacity at 85 construction sites across the country. Reported that they continue to work on 117 road construction sites, including low capacity in 269 construction sites. Mentioning that construction works continue on high-speed train and high-speed train lines on railways, Karaismailoğlu said that the work continues with a total of 306 people at 14 construction sites within TCDD, and 445 people at 25 construction sites within the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments. Karaismailoğlu emphasized that work continues at over a thousand construction sites with other affiliated, related and related organizations within the Ministry.
Construction Sites Redesigned
Karaismailoğlu, During the COVID-19 outbreak; Underlining that the routine maintenance, road cleaning, signaling electrical failures, traffic accident response and snow fight work carried out in the Regional Directorates serving throughout the country continues without disruption, high-level measures were applied in our construction sites in line with the recommendations of the Science Board. Within the scope of the prepared risk analysis and emergency action plan, we are carrying out our works in conjunction with many measures such as fire measurement, design of the accommodation and quarantine measures in the construction sites that have been redesigned to work in accordance with the distance rules. And thanks to the precautions we took in the extraordinary conditions we took, we did not have any trouble at our construction sites. Thanks to the measures we have taken, none of our construction sites has been closed. Construction sites work for our citizens, for the future of our country. In this process, both the measures we have taken against the coronavirus and the maximum continuation of the studies are also an important success for us. ”