How many kilometers are left in the construction of the Ovit Tunnel: The 2-meter section of the Ovit Tunnel, which is under construction on the Ovit Mountain at the altitude of Rize-Erzurum on the route of 640 thousand 10 meters, has been completed.
İkizdere Rize 2 thousand 640 altitude Ovit Mountain tunnel at the planned construction of 14 thousand 300 meters long with Turkey's longest, will be one of the world's longest tunnel. The tunnel project, which will be built as a double tube, is planned to cost 800 million liras.
With the tunnel, the transportation between the Black Sea and the Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia regions in the winter months due to the danger of excessive snow and avalanches will be uninterrupted and secure. The entrance elevation of the tunnel will be 1919 meters, the output elevation will be 2 thousand 236 meters and the inside of the tunnel will have a longitudinal slope 2,13. 2015 will be completed at the end of the tunnel, the Rize-Erzurum highway 250 kilometers, 200 will fall to kilometers.
Rize Governor Ersin printer, AA correspondent, Ovit Tunnel Project, noting that one of Turkey's most important and serious investment, "Avalanche will be about 14,3-kilometer tunnel with a tunnel. At some points of the tunnel, the depth will reach up to 850 meters. Work is continuing on both sides. ”
Stating that the Ovit Tunnel, which is the dream of years, will end by the end of 2015, Yazıcı said:
“The Ovit Tunnel consists of two tubes. 2,5 km progress was made by İkizdere and 2,8 km by İspir. In total, 10,6 kilometers of drilling have been completed on both sides. Ovit Tunnel is an important investment for our Rize. The Ovit Tunnel will meet the Black Sea, Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia Regions. A large logistics area will be created in the iyidere region. All needs of Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia will be met. The creation of such a large logistics area on our level will have carried our city up economically. It will move Rize's future position to a different place. ”
- “A project that will make an era for our risk economically”
Vali Yazici, the most distressed region of transportation between Rize-Erzurum Ovit Mountain is expressed as, said:
“We will no longer have any problems with this tunnel. It is a project that will help us era economically. With this tunnel to be opened, there will be a different recovery in the economic life of the Eastern Anatolia Region with the facilitation of import and export. Highland tourism in the Eastern Black Sea region ensures that tourists come especially from Arab countries. We can also meet our foreign tourists with the Eastern Anatolia Region. Our eastern region also has different characteristics in terms of tourism. The touristic features of the Black Sea and Eastern Anatolia will meet with the opening of this tunnel.