Another phase has been recorded on the Istanbul-Izmir Highway, one of the largest highway projects in the world.
The foundation of the Izmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge Project was laid by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Prime Minister Erdogan, "History bay with this transition, the Istanbul-Izmir highway project in Turkey will be the moment, history records together we fall," he said.
STRONG CONNECTION TO ISTANBUL-IZMIR
Istanbul-Izmir Motorway Project is one of the largest highway projects in the world.
COST OF 16 BILLION DOLLAR
The journey between Istanbul and Izmir will cost 16 hours.
433 KM. LENGTH
The length of the highway is 433 kilometers. The most important pillar of this giant project is the İzmit Bay Crossing.
The gulf will be crossed with a suspension bridge and this bridge will be the second largest suspension bridge in the world with the length of 2 thousand 682 meters.
“A HISTORICAL MOMENT”
Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan also attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Izmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge Project.
Prime Minister Erdogan said, “As you know, I do not participate in groundbreaking ceremonies. But here we are having a historical moment with you, a history is being written with you at the moment, we record the history. We are at a very important point of a 433 km road between Istanbul and Izmir. ”
A FIRST IN THE HISTORY OF THE REPUBLIC
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 16 billion dollars around this investment is a first in the history of the Republic of Turkey, he noted.
Prime Minister Erdogan said, “The most important characteristics of countries in announcing names in the world public opinion are actually such steps. History Crossing Gulf get through this, get the Istanbul-Izmir highway, will be the moment for us, Turkey will be the moment, this will be the moment Crossing Gulf. With our bridge, we were crossing that gulf year and a half in years. But now we will have the opportunity to cross this bridge in 6 minutes. "Think that this brings to my people, my citizen at financial point, think at time point, time is cash point, think about what it brings in terms of accident risks."
“WE ARE GOING FOR THE 2023 GOAL”
Prime Minister Erdogan said that they ran to the target of 2023 with crazy projects such as the third bridge and airport in Istanbul, Marmaray and a two-storey tire vehicle pass under the sea, Kanal Istanbul.
Prime Minister Erdogan also announced on October 29 that the Eskişehir-Istanbul High Speed Train will be put into service with the Marmaray tube passage.
2023 "TURKEY WILL of the MOST PRESTIGIOUS PROJECT"
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, Izmit Bay Crossing Bridge Project's growing, developing Turkey is an important and proud of the project, said: "Istanbul, Izmit, Yalova, Bursa, Balikesir and Izmir each other closer to the project, the most important of 2023 Turkey will be one of the most prestigious projects, "he said.
Stating that they live in a historical day, Turkey's first, world's second in terms of total opening, said fourth to dispose of the foundation of the longest bridges between clarity feet.
"This project is growing, developing and pride is Turkey's most important project," said Lightning, the project is on Turkey's agenda since the 1970s, he repeatedly attempted to construct but said could not be achieved.
Under the AK Party ruling, the hope of the nation left a historical project in the past one by one, this project is one of them voicing Lightning, the global crisis in the toughest period of the build-operate-transfer model, the public-private partnership with the world's largest monetary project was carried out.
Minister Yıldırım, "Istanbul, Izmit, Yalova, Bursa, Balikesir and Izmir each other closer to the, Izmir and Istanbul will download 3 hours, Istanbul and Bursa, this project will reduce to less than 1 hour, 2023 The most important of Turkey, He will be one of his most prestigious projects. ”
Following the speeches, the foundation of the Istanbul-Izmir Highway Izmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge Project was laid by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The part of Istanbul-Izmir Motorway until Bursa is planned to be completed in 2015.