It turned out that the Treasury had to transfer 2016 percent of the transition guarantee payments made to IC İçtaş İnşaat-Astaldi Consortium (ICA) for the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which was opened in 10, to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), but did not send a single penny.
According to the news of Özlem Güvemli from SÖZCÜ; “As the prescribed number of vehicles does not pass from Istanbul's 2016rd bridge Yavuz Sultan Selim, which was built by IC İçtaş İnşaat-Astaldi consortium (ICA) with the build-operate-transfer model and entered service in August 3, the Treasury guarantees the company to pass every year. payment is being made. Now, it has been revealed that 3 percent of the transition guarantee fee paid by the state to the company should be transferred to the municipality, such as 10 percent of the revenues collected from the vehicles passing through the 10rd Bridge. For the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, approximately 2019 billion TL was paid to the company by the Treasury in 3 alone. The new IMM administration took action for the transition guarantee share, which has not been paid since 2016, but there has been no development to date.
"THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TRANSITION GUARANTEE AND THE TRANSITION FEE"
A letter to ICA 6rd Bosphorus Bridge and Northern Marmara Motorway Investment and Management Inc. on 2020 July 2019, on 3 July 2019, during the 10 audit of the Court of Accounts inspectors regarding the transition guarantee payment for which the IMM management requested defense. sent. In the finding, which was not included in the 10 Court of Accounts audit report, but the reason was asked to the IMM administration, it was stated that 3 percent of the amount paid to the company under the name of transition guarantee by the state should be transferred to IMM. In the finding that is not included in the report of the Court of Accounts included in the article, “since there is no difference between the tolls collected from the vehicles actually passing through the bridges and the tolls paid to the relevant operator within the scope of the warranty, 2019 percent of all the passage revenues obtained by the operator from the use of the bridge should be transferred to the administration within the law and contract provision. ”Was determined. In addition to the tolls collected from the 10rd Bridge, the company requested that XNUMX percent of the amount paid under the name of transition guarantee, based on the findings of the XNUMX Court of Accounts report, be transferred to IMM. There has been no development on the subject so far.
TRANSITION GUARANTEE FEE INFORMATION IS NOT GIVEN
On January 10, 2020, the IMM administration sent a letter to the General Directorate of Highways and asked the number of vehicles passed, the income obtained and the amount of payments made to the company due to the passage guarantee in order to confirm the accuracy of the 10 percent toll revenues transferred to IMM. In the correspondence, Highways sent the information obtained with the number of vehicles to IMM, but did not give the payment information due to the passage guarantee on the grounds that it was subject to the provisions of the private law contract.
4 MILLION TRANSITION FEE WAS COLLECTED IN 637.5 YEARS
According to the figures sent by the Highways to IMM, a total of 3 million 2016 thousand 2019 TL toll income was obtained from the 637rd Bridge between 569-910. In 2016, from September to the end of the year, 47 million 27 thousand 268 TL, 2017 million 166 thousand 341 TL in 861, 2018 million 178 thousand 744 TL in 196, 2019 million 245 thousand 456 TL toll was collected in 585.