Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu announced that the Botan Stream, which connects the Van-Tatvan-Bitlis and the Siirt-Mardin-Batman line, will be put into service. Minister Karaismailoğlu announced that the bridge, which is 450 meters long and 165 meters high, will be opened on July 11 with a ceremony that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend with a live connection.
Karaismailoğlu explained that the travel time between Van and Siirt-Pervari will decrease from 5 hours to 2 hours with the project in question, and that the project was tried to be prevented by threats by the terrorist organization because it would prevent the project's terrorist organization from operating in the region. Karaismailoğlu said, “The road is made to unite people as well as to trade, to consolidate brotherhood, unity, togetherness. The road is made for civilization, it is made for future generations. Terrorist organizations in this community, this brotherhood, this project wants to be more civilized because they did not want to interfere with the realization of a strong Turkey. Because if you have no way, your hand is tied. If you have no way; If you cannot reach, if you cannot reach, you cannot talk about contemporary civilization. You cannot talk about tourism or trade. Let alone competing on a global scale, you cannot even ensure the well-being of your own person. This project, which will be launched on July 11, will both provide economic development in the region and increase unity in the region. ”
165 meter height with Turkey's Tallest Bridge
Beğendik Bitlis, Turkey's highest bridge carrying the distinction of being made between Siirt's Pervari district with the alignment of the bridge is counting the days to the opening. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, a total of 120 meters in length Beğendik Bridge with 2 m 450 side openings and 14 meters wide is asserted, 165 meters high with said Turkey's highest bridge is.
Karaismailoğlu, of Pervari district of Siirt, which has hosted many civilizations throughout history; He explained that Şırnak is a bridge between Bitlis and Van and that the construction of Begendik Bridge is therefore of great importance. Karaismailoğlu stated that the 72-kilometer Küçüksu-Hizan Junction - Pervari Provincial Road, which includes the Begendik Bridge, will be put into service on July 11 with a ceremony that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend with a live connection. He emphasized that he would connect in a high standard way. Karaismailoğlu Ministers, which began its work in 2014 making Beğendik mid-span bridge of 210 meters with Balanced Cantilever system in Turkey with its longest stretch after mid-span box girder bridge that was also emphasized.
1 Billion 510 Billion Liras Investment
Expressing that the project will increase the capacity of Küçüksu-Pervari Road and ensure traffic safety, Minister Karaismailoğlu underlined that the socio-economic development of the region will accelerate with the completion of the project. Stating that the project was started in 1998 and completed with an investment of 1 billion 510 billion liras, Karaismailoğlu said, “This project is of great importance for the people of the region. A large part of the existing road is a stabilized road and the mountains travel at a very high altitude. It is both dangerous and a very long way. We completed the project further down the existing road and increased the safety and comfort of the road with bridges and tunnels. Thanks to the project, we reduced the travel time to Pervari in Van up to 5 hours, ”he said.
Karaismailoğlu explained that the construction of roads and bridges, the construction of which has been initiated since 1998, has progressed especially due to the actions taken by terrorist organizations in order not to complete this project. Karaismailoğlu said, “The project in question threatened our workers at the project sites as it would prevent the terrorist organization from operating in the region and provide a significant economic momentum in the region. Therefore, we worked hard for our local people and completed this project. I believe that this project will increase investment with the economic momentum it will provide in the region. ”
Became an Important Employment Gateway
Karaismailoğlu explained that the distance between Begendik Bridge and Begendik-Pervari will be shortened by 8 kilometers, and underlined that the project was built entirely with the labor of Turkish engineers and workers from the project to its construction. Emphasizing that 255% local materials are used in the construction of the bridge, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “During the construction works, a total of 25 personnel were employed, XNUMX of which were on the Begendik Bridge. Even its construction has been an important business door for our region. ”