Here is the Eurasia Tunnel Project Introduction Video: A promotional video has been published about the Eurasia Tunnel Project, which the Prime Minister calls 'sister to Marmaray' and will significantly shorten the travel time between Kazlıçeşme and Göztepe.
European Side: Extending the 5.4 km road on Kennedy Caddesi, which continues from Kazlıçeşme to Sarayburnu, to 2 × 4 lanes by expanding one lane, crossroad arrangements and construction of overpasses suitable for the access of disabled citizens.
Bosphorus Crossing: Construction of a two-storey tunnel at each end of the tunnel with ventilation chimneys and passageways, with a central operation building on one side, double strip on each floor.
Asian Side: Including the modernization of the bridged crossroads, overpasses and pedestrian bridges of the existing D-100 road reaching the Ankara-Istanbul State Highway in Göztepe, it is expanded for approximately 3.8 km to meet the needs of the disabled and from 2 × 3 and 2 × 4 lanes. Extraction to 2 × 4 and 2 × 5 lanes.
14.6 KILOMETRELLE ROUTE
The Eurasia Tunnel (Istanbul Strait Road Tube Crossing Project), the foundation of which was laid with the business initiation ceremony held on February 26, 2011, will connect the Asian and European sides with a road tunnel passing under the sea floor. The Eurasia Tunnel, which will serve on the Kazlıçeşme-Göztepe line, where vehicle traffic is intense in Istanbul, covers a total route of 14.6 kilometers.
The 5.4 kilometer part of the project will consist of a two-storey tunnel, which will be constructed with a special technology under the sea floor, while expansion and improvement works will be carried out on the 9.2 kilometer route in Europe and Asia. Vehicle underpasses and pedestrian overpasses will be built.
THE JOURNEY OF 100
Tunnel crossing and road improvement-expansion works will relieve vehicle traffic in a holistic structure. The travel time on the route where traffic is very heavy in Istanbul will decrease from 100 minutes to 15 minutes. The Eurasia Tunnel will create a "transit" route that will provide the fastest transportation between Asia and Europe.
LIGHT VEHICLES ONLY
Zeytinburnu and Bakırköy, located in the west of the historical peninsula, Üsküdar and the Anatolian Side. Kadıköy There will be a safe and fast connection between. The tunnel will only be allowed to be used by light vehicles. The tunnel will be closed to the passage of heavy vehicles, motorcycles and pedestrians.