Trams in Izmir Today Starts Today: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, railroad works will begin in the scope of rail laying today begins. Some roads in the city center to be closed to traffic will leave the drivers in a difficult situation.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality laid the foundation in 2015 Karşıyaka and being behind the planned work schedule due to the many route changes made in Konak Tramway Projects causes the nightmare-filled days to begin. After the schools go on a semester break, the most difficult part of the city in terms of vehicle traffic and parking, Çankaya, Alsancak and Konak rail work will start from today. KarşıyakaTraffic arrangements will be made at three points, one in Konak and two in Konak.
Karşıyaka On the route of the tram, the production of the first part up to the middle refuge will be started as of today, at the connection of Hasan Ali Yücel Boulevard to the sea side of the single line tram passing in front of Ahmet Adnan Saygun Park (land side). Within the scope of the 1-day work, after the entrance of Cemal Gürsel Avenue of Hasan Ali Yücel Boulevard, the road body will be displaced and temporary traffic arrangements will be made. After the production of the first part up to the middle median by the land is completed, the production of the second part after the middle median will be started. In this region, the traffic will be reduced to two lanes and the current traffic order will be continued.
Asphalting work on Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard
Asphalt paving works will begin on the part of Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard, where Konak Tram passes, between Şehit Binbaşı Ali Resmi Tufan Caddesi and 16 Sokak. Excavations up to 30-40 centimeters will be made in this region in order to bring the road body to the project elevation. The works planned to be completed in 15 days will be carried out first on the land side and then on the sea side. In the first week, the part of the road on the sea side will serve in two ways. In the study area, there will be two lanes to Konak direction in the morning and one lane to Üçkuyular direction. As the intensity changes direction in the evening hours, there will be two lanes to Üçkuyular direction and a single lane to Konak direction. The transportation will be transferred to the land side, as the second week will also be carried out on the sea side of the road.
Line production begins on Şair Eşref Boulevard
Starting from today, line manufacturing works will be given on Şair Eşref Boulevard on the Konak Tramway route. However, the studies in this region will be longer and will be carried out in stages. Within the scope of Phase 1 of the line laying work, the work will be carried out in the 460-meter section between the Alsancak Hocazade Mosque and Lausanne Square. In this process, the section in the direction of Çankaya-Alsancak will be closed to traffic. Transportation will be provided in two ways from the opposite lane. Then, within the framework of the 2nd Stage, work will be carried out on the opposite lane in the same area and this time the other lane will be opened to transportation in two directions. The first two stages will take 2 months. During the works, all kinds of traffic directions will be made and the productions will be completed in Şair Eşref Boulevard.