- Toll on the bridge 3 Dollar + VAT: Transport Minister Arslan, 26 to be opened in August Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge's toll for cars will be 3 dollar + VAT, he said. ”This project is proof that the coup attempt cannot prevent investments, Ars Arslan said.
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan announced the passage of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which will be opened on 26 August with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. “The fee will be 3 dollars + VAT for cars on Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which will connect the two sides that Istanbulites are eagerly waiting for, for the third time,” said Arslan. Underlining that Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which takes the title of the widest bridge in the world, is built with high technology design, Arslan said that the bridge is the only one in the world with its deck width, rail system transition and tower height.
THE FIRST OF THE WORLD
Reminding that the rail will pass over the bridge, which will be a 2-line rail crossing system and an 8-lane vehicle road, Arslan said: “It will be the first bridge in the world with a deck width of 59 meters. The bridge, whose tower height is 322 meters, also sets a record in this regard. Its total length is 408 thousand and 2 meters, the span of which is 164 meters. With this feature, it will have the title of the world's longest suspension bridge with a rail system. In other words, it is a project that will shape the new silhouette of Istanbul. ”
Reminding that there is a 3-lane railway on the bridge in Odayeri- Paşaköy, which is 148 kilometers long, with an investment cost of 2 billion dollars, Arslan said, “At the last stage of the project, the railway line was put into service, and both the Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and the new construction that is under construction. will be integrated into the airport. In short, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge will connect Istanbul both as land, iron and airline. ”
INTRODUCTION TO THE IMPACT
Transport Minister Leo, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge opening on August 26th as promised, Fetullahçı Terrorist Organization (feto) said that one of the biggest prove that inhibit steps for Turkey's target of a coup attempt. Arslan, "transportation projects in all areas including Turkey in particular will continue to reality. No organization can stand in front of this great nation. ”
1.8 BILLION WILL BE LOST
Indicating that Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge has a great importance with its location, Arslan stated that heavy vehicles that should not enter the city make Istanbul traffic more and more attractive every day. Pointing out that this bridge, which will take these vehicles from Istanbul traffic, will significantly relieve Istanbul traffic, Arslan said, “It will also bear the burden of the two existing Bosphorus bridges that are already exposed to traffic twice as much as their capacity. Thanks to the railway that will cross the bridge, when this project is completed, uninterrupted rail transportation from Edirne to Izmit will be possible. ” Emphasizing that harmful exhaust gas emissions will decrease significantly with the opening of the bridge, Arslan said that with the bridge, an economic loss of 2 billion 1 million dollars will be prevented, including 450 billion 335 million dollars of energy and 1 million dollars of labor loss.
CONNECTION ROADS IN 2018
Arslan stated that the work has started in the 169-kilometer-long Kurtköy-Akyazı and 88-kilometer-long Kınalı-Odayeri sections, which are the continuation of the Northern Marmara Motorway Project, which also includes the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge. Arslan announced that the entire Northern Marmara Highway will be put into service with a total of 2018 kilometers of highways that are planned to be completed by the end of 257. Arslan, the bridge that Istanbul residents are excitedly will connect the two sides for the third time.
KEÇİÖREN HAS EXAMINED THE METRO
Transportation Minister Ahmet Arslan stated that the line called “Keçiören Metro” will be put into service at the end of the year. Arslan stated that the total investment value of the Kecioren Metro project, which is 9.2 kilometers long and includes 9 stations between AKM and Keçiören, is 1 billion lira including vehicles. Arslan noted that the project will serve 50 thousand passengers per hour in one direction and 800 thousand passengers per day and will reduce the 1-1.5 hour journey to 16 minutes.