İnönü Boulevard, which was closed to traffic on June 22 due to the metro work in Ankara, will be opened to traffic in two lanes unilaterally after 3,5 months.
Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, who made examinations in İnönü Boulevard to be opened, said, “I wanted to see the place in advance and made necessary investigations. It is almost ready to open, but I did not find some traffic safety studies sufficient. For this reason, we will open the opening to traffic as two lanes tomorrow or at the latest in the morning of the next day, due to the procedures of placing barriers, drawing lines, and placing direction signs. " said. Reminding that the first rail welding in the Kızılay-Çayyolu subway will be done at the beginning of the year, Yıldırım said, “Then we will start the supply and testing of electromechanical systems and vehicles. Step by step, we will complete the subway by October 2013 ”. he spoke.
Due to the closure of one of the main vessels of Ankara traffic, İnönü Boulevard, the traffic suffering of Ankara residents for 3,5 months will also be over. The Ministry of Transport will be opened to traffic from Thursday at the latest on Thursday as two lanes of the General Staff Junction going to Eskişehir direction. Minister Binali Yıldırım, who made examinations in Inonu Boulevard, made statements to members of the press. Stating that they are planning to complete the construction of the Kızılay-Çayyolu subway in October 2013 and to open the line, Minister Yıldırım continued: “There is an intensive work in an area of approximately 200-250 meters in the region where the General Staff and Air Force Command is located in İnönün Boulevard. The work here was originally planned to be carried out under traffic. However, we have seen that this is not correct in terms of safety. As of June 22, we closed the area to traffic. Since Kızılay and Ankara are the regions with the most traffic, the fact that this place is closed has significantly affected Ankara traffic in other corridors. ” He spoke. Stating that there is also a tunnel under the road and this is tried to be completed by reconstruction, Yıldırım said, “Let's open the east-west axis from Kızlay to Eskişehir. In 10-15 days, we will open the trip to Kızılay through Çayyoğlu and Eskişehir road. ”
“WORKS ON THE GROUND IN METROLLS WILL BE FINISHED IN A Few MONTHS”
Expressing that the metro works carried out in Ankara are going as planned, Yıldırım said, “There are unexpected developments from time to time. We work under the ground. There is a serious infrastructure under Ankara. It is not a comfortable grass. There are infrastructures of various institutions and those displacements must be made. Also, some formations in the past affect our work negatively. But it does not close that gap by studying our friends more. ” He spoke. Stating that there is no negative situation in the subway works that will change the plan, Yıldırım said, “It has not been a year since we started the subway works. We will complete one year in April next. Our goal is not to make Ankara people wait more. Both to relieve public transportation and to end the traffic problem in Ankara due to this work we do under traffic. Our work on the ground will be completed in a few. The activities on the surface will continue its normal course as pedestrian and vehicle traffic. ” used expressions.
Source: News Agency