Aliaga-Menderes suburban line 's divided into two as in Şemikler Happy End: Turkey's largest urban public, one of the transportation projects Aliaga-in Şemikler district divided by two of the Menderes suburb line to provide pedestrian access to the second investment was implemented.
In Şemikler, the two sides of which are joined by an overpass with elevators and escalators, which were put into service in 2011, the underpass, which was started to be built at the request of the citizens, was also completed.
After the meetings of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu with the people of Şemikler, the pedestrian underpass was completed and put into service. 160 bored piles and 191 concrete columns were used in the construction of the underpass, which was built with great difficulties due to the physical structure of the region. The underpass was built about 5 meters underground, 6 meters wide and about 32 meters of tunnel. The Metropolitan Municipality, which successfully carried out the suspension of the railway line, which is considered to be the most difficult part of the work, completed the landscaping works after all the reinforced concrete productions, including the tunnel, and offered the underpass to the use of the people of the region. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality also built an overpass with elevators and escalators in the same area for elderly and disabled citizens to use.
A SURPRISE VISIT FROM THE PRESIDENT KOCAOĞLU
Mayor of Metropolitan Municipality Aziz Kocaoğlu, who went to the region and made observations, came together with the residents and tradesmen. With citizens sohbet President Kocaoğlu, who listened to their problems, said that they will take action by making the necessary investigations to eliminate other deficiencies in the environment. Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu stated that the citizens in the region could not realize the demands of the underpass to work with the moving band system due to the narrow construction area and announced that they will make the necessary improvements to make more people happy.
FOR MORE SAFE TRANSPORTATION
The 80 km that İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has implemented together with TCDD. Level crossings were closed in order to provide safer transportation within the scope of Aliağa-Menderes Suburban System. Erdogan Akkaya Street, Central Mosque and 6418 Street passing in front of the marketplace were connected to each other with the underpass implemented in Şemikler. The Metropolitan Municipality continues to build underpasses and overpasses to ensure pedestrian and vehicle crossings in all distressed regions.