Continuing his visit to Artvin by examining the Yusufeli road and tunnel constructions, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said, “Our friends are working hard to complete Yusufeli Dam and Yusufeli dam roads as soon as possible. I hope these places will take shape next year. The dam will start holding water. Our roads will be operational, too, ”he said.
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, continues his contacts in Artvin. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who examined the Yusufeli road and tunnel constructions, told reporters that the Yusufeli Dam is the third highest dam in the world in terms of height.
Karaismailoğlu stated that, as the ministry, the works on relocation roads are carried out with devotion due to the fact that the existing roads related to the dam are under water, and said, “We are constructing a road of 69 kilometers here. 56 kilometers of these roads are built as tunnels. We have a 51-kilometer tunnel road in Artvin. Until 2003, the total length of the tunnel 50 kilometers in Turkey, while the 51-kilometer tunnel in Artvin currently available. The whole of Artvin will have a tunnel road of more than 56 kilometers, together with the roads we built for the Yusufeli Dam at 100 kilometers.
One of the most beautiful corners of Artvin, Turkey is striking Karaismailoğlu, "we continue to Artvin worthy investment. The 69-kilometer road is not only about the dam, we are also building roads that will sustain life here. These ways are needed for life to continue. With these roads, Artvin-Erzurum, Artvin-Ardahan, Artvin-İspir roads are also being restructured. It participates in more comfortable and safe roads. ''
'' Yusufeli Dam Project employs 5 thousand people ''
Karaismailoğlu Ministers, noting that about 5 thousand employees work done in the scope of the Yusufeli Dam and the dam, Artvin, Turkey pointed out that they make worthy projects.
Turkey will add value, while underlining that they bear the responsibility of making the sample project to the world of Ministers Karaismailoğlu words continued as follows:
“Our friends are working hard to finish Yusufeli Dam and Yusufeli dam roads as soon as possible. I hope these places will take shape next year. The dam will start holding water. Our roads will also be operational. We are at the level of 65 percent in tunnels. We are at the 85 percent level in viaducts and bridges. Our aim is to make these places their real identity at this time next year and to increase the quality of life of these places. Completion of the dam and construction of roads will add economic value to the region. "
"We are working hard to finish the 3 million capacity airport"
Pointing out that one of the projects that will add value to the region is the Rize-Artvin Airport, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “There is also a feverish work there. We are building an airport on a 3 million square meter fill area. We are bringing 3 million square meters of airport to our economy. Again, we are working hard to finish the 3 million capacity airport. It will be one of the most important airports and one of the most featured airports in the area of the region. When the Rize-Artvin Airport is finished, it will add a great value to both Rize, Artvin and the Eastern Black Sea region. When it is completed, it is an important project that will provide great added value to the economy, employment and tourism of this place ”.