421 machines and equipment to be used in the snow struggle and road maintenance works of the General Directorate of Highways were put into service on Tuesday, November 17th. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, General Manager of Highways Abdulkadir Uraloğlu, TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ General Manager Kamuran Yazıcı, Deputy General Managers of Highways, Heads of Department and Highways attended the ceremony held at the Akköprü Workshop Directorate of Highways.
Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, you return the car tires in Turkey you walk the path of the transfer made with the understanding that they are now closed, "according to international standards, comfortable ways of life and we do provide property security. In fact, with our smart transportation systems, we go beyond the age in every mode of transportation ”.
Stating that 18 billion lira has been invested in Highways in the last 563,4 years, Karaismailoğlu said, “We increased the length of the divided road from 6 thousand 100 kilometers to 28 thousand kilometers across the country. Mountains with tunnels; We crossed the valleys and the straits with bridges. We increased the tunnel length, which was 2003 kilometers before 50, to 600 kilometers. "We increased the total length of bridges and viaducts from 311 kilometers to 680 kilometers."
Stating that they have renewed 2016 percent of the Highways Machinery Park, especially since 36,5, Minister Karaismailoğlu drew attention to the fact that the proportion of the machinery at the age of 16 and over completed its economic life from 61 percent to 27,2 percent.
Emphasizing that 2020 percent of the machinery and equipment purchased in 82,3 is domestic production, the Minister said that with these purchases, the renewal value of the machine park is approximately 5 billion 486 million TL.
Speaking at the vehicle delivery ceremony, General Manager Abdulkadir Uraloğlu stated that the General Directorate of Highways made vehicle purchases within the scope of snow struggle and road maintenance works.
General Manager Uraloğlu stated that the snow struggle works were carried out on a road network of 7 thousand 24 kilometers, with 65 machines and equipment and 693 personnel on a 440/10.665 basis, and in the 12.626-2020 winter program, 2021 tons of salt, 526.129 m402.865 of salt. aggregate, for critical cuts, nearly 3 thousand tons of chemical de-icing will be used. Explaining that 10 kilometers of snow cover was built for the sections where the traffic flow is difficult or closed due to the type and breeze, the General Manager gave information about the general situation of the General Directorate of Highways Machine Park.
Stating that the average age of 13 thousand 226 machines in the Machine Park has been reduced to 10,5 with the purchases made in recent years, our General Manager said that the cost of 2020 machines and equipment purchased in 421 was 218 million TL.
Uraloğl Director General of Highways of the machine park of Internal and External Security Operations as part of the Kosovo Peace Force, the scope AFAD'ın conducted by Turkey Disaster Response Plan Elazig and Izmir, adding that the earthquake also be used.
After the speeches, while the machinery and equipment were put into service with the cut ribbon, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu and General Manager of Highways Abdulkadir Uraloğlu tested a newly purchased truck by driving in the machine park.