The Expected Day Has Come In The Giant Project, Kanal Istanbul Is Going To Tender: The 'crazy project' announced by President Erdoğan during his prime ministry is taking action for Kanal Istanbul. The project is expected to be tendered within 2 months.
IT WILL CONNECT MARMARA WITH BLACK SEA
Erdogan, who announced a series of mega projects to the public during the 2011 elections, announced an important project that attracted the attention of the whole world at the time he was Prime Minister. "Crazy Project" working group comprised of a canal project that would connect with the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, known as Turkey's prestige in the world had been aiming to increase even more.
ERDOĞAN WAS STRICTED
President Erdoğan has always stressed that the project, which has been on the agenda from time to time since 2011, will come to life, but every step has not been taken. While the draft works of the channel are carried out secretly, the project, which is planned to be 45 kilometers long, is also aimed at relieving ship traffic.
Among the objectives of the project will be implemented in 2023, Turkey's currency if taken at the same time the tonnage of the ships will be a serious revenue-generating operation.
NEW CITY WILL BE ESTABLISHED
According to the details of the project, a new city will be established on both sides of Kanal Istanbul. In this city, where 500 thousand people are planned to live in total, the houses will not be more than 6 floors. It is stated that the establishment of 6 bridges on the channel is on the agenda, and the project is expected to be implemented at a cost exceeding 20 billion dollars.
EXCAVATION AFTER SELECTION
Turkey's 2023 vision of the project reflects the channel's first dig in Istanbul is expected to hit in 2015. The government, which is planning to dig the project after the elections in June, is preparing to bid in 2 months.
Kanal Istanbul, which can be self-financed, is planned to be implemented with zero cost to the state, namely the build-operate-transfer model. With the tender announcement, the details of the project are expected to become clear and the contracting sector is moving.