'Garanti' Eurasia Tunnel: It was learned that the Treasury granted 1 million dollars to the Eurasia Tunnel known as the brother of Marmaray for the first part of the 600 billion-dollar, Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Highway project.
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, in his speech at the Plan and Budget Committee on Wednesday, announced that until now, Treasury has signed a debt undertaking agreement for the first part of the Istanbul Strait Road Throat Tube Crossing Tunnel Project and Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway Project. One of these projects, known as the Eurasia Tunnel, is planned to be completed in 2015 during the Bosphorus Highway Tube Crossing project. The Eurasia Tunnel, which will connect the European and Asian sides of Istanbul by road, is being constructed as a two-storey tunnel.
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