Channel Istanbul feasibility studies for the start of the transportation Minister Yıldırım, according to the cost of the 4 to 10 billion pounds will be changed between the announced. To complete the target project in minimum 4, maximum 8 years.
Transport Minister Binali Yildirim, the in crazy project 'gave the date for the ships to swim in Kanal Istanbul. He explained that the feasibility studies of the channel will be completed next year and answered the questions of journalists about the mega projects and gave the following information:
COST 4-10 BILLION $
No project is allowed. We make feasibility and route studies and geological surveys about Kanal Istanbul. These studies take two years. At the end of two years, the tender for the build-operate of the project is opened. This tender process also takes months to 6. The completion of the project is a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 years. The cost can be between 4 and 10 billion dollars. Because this cost will be determined according to the route.
Source : http://www.sabah.com.tr