At the exit of Alsancak, the TCDD wall is destroyed, which causes it to fall into a single lane: On the road to the port in Alsancak, 3 different roads first intersect and 6 lanes meet, and immediately after the garden wall belonging to the TCDD, the road that falls to one lane leads to two lanes with the demolition of the garden wall.
The road leading to the port in Alsancak first crosses 3 different roads and 6 lanes meet, and then the road that falls to a single lane due to the garden wall of TCDD goes to two lanes with the demolition of the garden wall.
With the instruction of the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, the garden wall of TCDD was demolished in order to expand the narrowing road at the entrance of Alsancak. According to the protocol signed between TCDD and Büyükşehir, the 25 meter long wall will be pulled back 30-1.5 meters in 2 days and the road will be double lane.
Due to the narrowing of the road at the entrance of Alsancak, action was taken to solve the traffic jam that had been experienced for years. Work began after the protocol was signed to demolish the garden wall of TCDD and add another lane to the road. Within 30 days, the wall will be pulled back one meter and the road will be double lane.
The Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, gave an order on April 19 to sign the protocol that will solve the traffic congestion experienced for years due to the narrowing of the road at the entrance of Alsancak in İzmir. After the protocol signed between the General Directorate of TCDD and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, the garden wall of TCDD was destroyed yesterday. According to the protocol, the municipality will organize the road between Vahap Özaltay Square and the front of Alsancak Train Station as two departures and arrivals.
TCDD 3. Regional Manager Murat Bakır said that the 25-meter-long wall will be pulled back 1.5-2 meters, and that İzmir Metropolitan Municipality will complete the demolition and construction works within 30 working days. He stated that after the arrangement of copper, water and electrical installations, the wall will be rebuilt from the inside and the traffic between the TCDD nursery and the Church will be increased to four lanes. Metropolitan Municipality officials also stated that they want to open the road as four lanes as soon as possible by doing more nights in order not to disrupt the traffic.