The 2nd Section of the Ankara-Niğde Highway was put into service with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's video conference. Speaking at the ceremony attended by Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, General Manager of Highways Abdulkadir Uraloğlu and bureaucrats and contractor company representatives, President Erdoğan wished that the second section of the Ankara-Niğde Highway between the Acıkuyu Junction and Alayhan Junction, which has a length of 152 km, would be beneficial to our country and our nation. .
Transport and Infrastructure Minister said Karaismailoğlu fair local and national intelligent transport systems will serve as equipped Ankara-Nigde highway with Turkey's most intelligent highway infrastructure. Ankara-Nigde highway that the nature of a proof of Turkey's bright future highlight Karaismailoğlu, '' 1,3 million meters of fiber optic network and equipped our highway and placed 500 traffic sensors along the way, is designed to alert drivers to the operators need to dangerous situations that may occur '' used expressions.
Aksaray, Kırşehir, Nevşehir and Tuz Gölü, Derinkuyu, Göreme and Cappadocia reached highways
Turkey's high and that expressed in the growth and development with an irrepressible Karaismailoğlu ambitious goals, "the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, strengthening our progressive tradition, we carry on our shoulders the responsibility of transport. By fulfilling every task with enthusiasm and determination, we complete many projects and are the beginning of many innovations. We have completed the Ankara-Niğde Smart Highway, one of our innovative projects, with this belief and determination. We opened the 4st and 2020rd sections of our highway on September 1, 3. We have completed the second section of our 152-kilometer highway, ”he said.
"Our local and national intelligent transport systems equipped with highway infrastructure will serve as Turkey's most intelligent way."
Stating that the Ankara-Niğde Smart Highway has taken its place among the giant projects successfully completed, Minister Karaismailoğlu continued his speech as follows:
“With Section 2, which we opened today, important tourism centers such as Aksaray, Kırşehir, Nevşehir and Tuz Gölü, Derinkuyu, Göreme and Cappadocia have also gained highway connection. Our uninterrupted highway network from Edirne to Şanlıurfa has been completed. Ankara-Nigde highway smart as all of these major projects we have implemented in nature is proof of Turkey's bright future. Our local and national intelligent transport systems equipped with highway infrastructure will serve as Turkey's most intelligent way. Equipped with a fiber optic network of 1,3 million meters and 500 traffic sensors placed along the road, our highway is designed to warn both operators and drivers in case of dangerous situations. "
'' Landscape application has been made on an area of 12 million 500 thousand square meters ''
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they strive to have various environmentalist qualities in addition to contributing to the reduction of exhaust emissions of each project carried out, “Within the scope of the landscaping works carried out in the Ankara-Niğde Smart Highway Project, a total of 12 million 500 thousand square meters of landscaping was applied along the route. Vegetable soil was laid on an area of 819 million 6 thousand cubic meters. Plant planting with a total of 462 million XNUMX thousand saplings, bush groups and ground covers continues along our route, ”he said.
Ankara-Niğde Motorway, which is important in providing the highway starting from Edirne to the Southeast through Istanbul and Ankara; It has a total length of 275 km, including 55 km main body and 330 km connection road. The highway built with the Build-Operate-Transfer Model; The 119st Section of 1 km between Ankara-Acıkuyu Junction and the 59rd Section of 3 km between Alayhan Junction and Gölcük Junction were completed on 4 September 2020. With the completion of the 152 km-long Section 2 between Acıkuyu Junction and Alayhan Junction, the entire highway has been put into service for road users.
Uninterrupted transportation service was established between logistics centers with the highway network connecting the Marmara, Black Sea, Central Anatolia, Mediterranean and Southeastern Regions, and fast and safe access of products and services to the markets was provided.
With the highway, which reduces the journey between Ankara and Niğde, which takes 4 hours and 14 minutes to 2 hours and 22 minutes, a total of 885 billion 743 million TL will be saved annually, including 1 million TL from time, 628 million TL from fuel, and carbon emissions will be reduced by 318 million 240 thousand kilograms annually. .