Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, visited Bolu Mountain Maintenance and Operation Chief of the General Directorate of Highways; He inspected the last state of the road works going on all over the country on site. Karaismailoğlu received information from General Director of Highways Abdulkadir Uraloğlu regarding the works on the Anatolian Highway, where heavy snowfall is effective.
"We have a very devoted team working with heart and soul with 12 thousand personnel and 13 thousand vehicles"
Stating that the expected snowfall is coming to our country, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that the snowfalls have affected most of the country since Saturday; he said:
“We, as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, are working hard to keep the Highways, Airlines and Railways open. The biggest job here falls on our Highways personnel teams. With 12 thousand staff and 13 thousand vehicles, we have a very dedicated team that works hard to keep the roads safely open. Here I would like to thank all of them. "
"Our teams are on alert with all their vehicles and equipment"
Highways, Turkey, indicating that the Minister Karaismailoğlu across 400 centers, 68 thousand kilometers of roads that are monitored in length and voiced immediate intervention by the state.
Karaismailoğlu said, “Only yesterday we had difficulties due to a chain traffic accident in Düzce. It was an accident caused by trucks moving with tires not suitable for winter. Apart from that, there is no serious situation in the country. "Our teams struggling with snow and ice are working with all their tools and equipment in vigilance, 24 hours a day," he said.
Stating that there is an intensive work at 56 airports, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We also keep our runways open and provide transportation there. We took all our precautions. On the railways, our winter vehicles are working to open the roads. We recommend that our citizens do not set out during the snow and snowy hours unless it is very necessary, and that they always have a chain in their vehicles for their own safety. There is no problem in terms of Airway, Road and Seaway. In case of a problem, our friends intervene ”and thanked the teams working 24 hours a day.