📩 04/01/2023 09:07
When completed, Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, will be named the world's largest middle span suspension bridge; the country's economy, the icon with its contribution to employment and the nation will be a bridge Bridge, 1915, he said that Turkey is the brand project.
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that 1915% physical realization was achieved in the 101 km Malkara - Çanakkale section of the Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Savaştepe Motorway, including the 62.5 Çanakkale Bridge, and with the completion of the project, the total annual time savings amount to 465 million lira, fuel savings He stated that the amount will reach 102 million liras. Minister Karaismailoğlu said, "Our citizens will save 567 million liras annually from time and fuel with our project".
62.5% physical realization on the Malkara-Çanakkale part of the motorway, including the bridge
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said that the Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Savaştepe Motorway Project, which continues uninterruptedly; He stated that a physical realization of 88 percent has been achieved in the Malkara-Çanakkale Section, which is 13 km long, 101 km of which is the highway and 1915 km is the connection road, and the 62,5 Çanakkale Bridge within this section.
Spearheaded by Turkey's Central Corridor 'initiative will be part of
Ministers Karaismailoğlu, Turkey's national development moves in line with the most important pillars of the investment realized by expressing that the 1915 project of the first bridge, 2 thousand 23 meters mid-span, 770 meter side openings, with 365 and 680-meter approach viaducts, Canakkale He informed that the total length of the first suspension bridge of the Strait will be 4 thousand 608 meters.
Ministers Karaismailoğlu, the project historical Silk Road to reviving 'One Belt One Road Project' under, Turkey spearheaded by the 'Central Corridor' will be part of the initiative and the Beijing uninterrupted trade route creation targets London said directly it will contribute.
Minister Karaismailoğlu noted that with the commissioning of the project, the heavy transit traffic burden assumed by Istanbul between Europe and Anatolia will be reduced and said, “When the project is completed, it will make great contributions to national and international tourism. With the connection of the Kınalı - Tekirdağ - Çanakkale - Savaştepe Highway to the İstanbul İzmir Highway, the distance between tourism centers such as İzmir, Aydın and Antalya with European countries will be shortened. "Cultural interaction will increase as well as trade relations with European countries, the Balkans, especially Greece and Bulgaria."
1 hour travel time in Çanakkale Strait will be reduced to 6 minutes
Karaismailoğlu emphasized that the travel time from the Dardanelles Strait, which is passed in 1915 minutes by ferry but lasts 30 hour with a waiting time thanks to the 1 Çanakkale Bridge, will decrease to 6 minutes, and said, “The project also provides the integration of ports, rail and air transportation systems in the Marmara and Aegean Regions with road transportation projects. ; It will enable economic development in these regions and the creation of balanced planning and structuring required by the industry ”.
Citizen will save 567 million lira annually from time and fuel with the project
Karaismailoğlu, who stated that with the commissioning of the 88 km long Malkara-Çanakkale Motorway project, including 13 km motorway and 101 km connection road, will provide a shortening of approximately 40 km compared to the existing divided state road, “With the construction of the Malkara-Çanakkale Motorway project, 465 million “A total of 102 million TL will be saved, including TL 567 million from fuel”.
The project has become a gateway to employment
Minister Karaismailoğlu, informing that a total of 5 thousand 597 personnel are working in the project, underlined that the project is a job for the citizen, it will provide employment opportunities and will contribute to the country's economy with the vitality it will add to various sectors.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We are aware and responsible that we are witnessing the history while constructing the bridge that the world has its eyes on with all its glory. I believe that we aim to put this bridge, which is planned to be opened in 2023, to the service of our nation on March 18, 2022, with our continuous work pace ”.