Izmir subway is in another spring
Despite the promise of the Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım in November, the Izmir metro has not been able to obtain the permission given by the Council of Ministers within 4 days for the 3th Levent-Darrüşşafaka stage in Istanbul for a total of 7 months.
The AKP's Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality's permission has not been issued to the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for 3 months.
According to the report of DHA, the delays caused by the floors and contractors in the Izmir Metro were added to the lack of approvals from the Ministry of Interior and the Council of Ministers this time. When the approval of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality's demand for exploration increase was delayed for about 7 months, ÖZTAŞ, which undertook the construction of the 1st Stage of the Üçyol-Üçkuyular line, stopped the casting of the permanent concrete of the entire line and laying the rails due to financial difficulties.
In the context of the 1 tender for the Üçyol-Üçkuyular line in İzmir, two stations, tunnel construction and rail installation were approved by the Metropolitan Municipality, which had previously approved the increase of 20 in its jurisdiction. In August, 19.35 applied to the Izmir Governorate with a letter. The governorship sent the letter to the Ministry of the Interior to be submitted to the Council of Ministers, which has the authority to approve the discovery increases of 31 up to 4 percent in September.
Minister Yıldırım said "It will be approved in November" but ...
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Izmir Deputy Binali Yıldırım, in a speech he gave last November, announced to the public that the Metropolitan Municipality would approve the increase in metro exploration. Months have passed after Minister Yıldırım's statement. Despite the investigation and preparation of a report regarding the increase in exploration demand in the subway construction, the Council of Ministers has not approved yet as the end of March approaches.
Idris Naim Şahin did not send
It was alleged that the demand for reconnaissance was delayed due to the change of office at the Ministry of Interior. It was claimed that although Idris Naim Şahin was taken from the ministry, the request was not sent to the Council of Ministers, and that the decision regarding the request of the Metropolitan Municipality will be made by the Minister of Interior Muammer Güler, who took the seat after Şahin. However, despite the fact that it has been 1.5 months since Güler took office, the fate of the demand for exploration increase was a secret.
Company stopped work
While the construction of the Izmir Metro is expected to be completed in 2013, only the 7-month problem arising from the exploration increase approval has already caused a delay in the subway. Due to the lack of approval from the Council of Ministers, the contractor firm ÖZTAŞ A.Ş. He stopped the works carried out for laying the remaining permanent concrete of the line and laying the rails on the grounds that the progress payments are not official.
Metro will not end before 2014 year
ÖZTAŞ will either wait for the approval of the Council of Ministers for the resumption of the construction of the remaining sections or the contract with the company will be terminated and 1. will be re-auction for the stage construction. In this case, subway construction will not end before 2014 with the intervening of bureaucratic procedures.
Approval to Istanbul in 3 days No to Izmir in 7 months
While Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has been unable to respond to the demand for an increase in exploration for months, the Council of Ministers has been awarded the Istanbul Metro III under the 4th Levent-Darrüşşafaka Metro Project. Phase 4. Levent- Ayazağa Section, Seyrantepe Warehouse Area and Warehouse Connection Lines Supply Construction and Electromechanical Systems Supply, Installation and Commissioning Works Project, allowed an increase of '31.30 percent of the contract price' within 3 days in August. The approval of the Council of Ministers on August 23, 2012, upon the letter of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication on August 27, 7;
Izmir subway is in another spring