1915 Çanakkale Bridge will be the longest suspension bridge in the world: Transportation Maritime and Communication Minister Ahmet Arslan stated that they plan to complete the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge by 2023 and said, “Our bridge with a middle span of 100 thousand 2023 meters, symbolizing the 2 year of our Republic, It will be the longest suspension bridge in the world with its middle span. ”
Minister Arslan participated in the "Iftar for Goodness" program held in the town hall of the town of Kapakli, Tekirdag.
Arslan speaking here with Tekirdag industry, the economy, reviving the economy with Istanbul Turkey is a very important industrial centers, he said.
Stating that investments made in Tekirdağ in 14 years amounted to 2 billion 640 million liras, Arslan emphasized that investments in the city continue at full speed.
Stating that 79 km divided road has been built in Tekirdağ in 85 years, Minister Arslan said, “In the last 14 years, the divided road length of Tekirdağ has reached 311 km. When the AK Party governments came into power, let alone neighboring provinces, there were big problems in transportation of Tekirdağ even to its own districts. In 14 years, we have connected Tekirdağ to Edirne, Istanbul, Kırklareli and Çanakkale in divided roads. We have connected almost all of their districts in divided ways. ” he spoke.
Arslan also gave information about the divided road works in the city.
“It will be the longest suspension bridge in the world”
Minister Arslan reminded that they have started the highway project, which includes the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which will connect Tekirdağ not only to Çanakkale, but also to the entire Aegean.
Reminding that they laid the foundations of this giant project, whose total length is 352 kilometers including connecting roads, on March 18, Arslan said, “We plan to complete the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge by 2023. Our bridge, which has a middle span of 100 meters, symbolizing 2023, the 2th anniversary of our republic, will be the longest suspension bridge in the world with its middle span. The bridge will not only be an alternative to the Edirne-Istanbul-Izmit-Bursa route used by the vehicles going to the Aegean Region, but will become the main road. ” used expressions.
Armstrong explained that Turkey's literally trying to be a bridge with railways, in this context, HalkalıHe said they started the Kapikule railway project.
Minister Arslan explained that the route starting from Kapıkule will reach Tbilisi via Kars-Tbilisi-Baku line via the existing Istanbul-Ankara-Sivas-Erzincan-Erzurum-Kars direction and then to Baku by the existing railway.
Stating that there is less investment in the Turkish people and Tekirdağ, Minister Arslan continued:
”Ecdat gave hundreds of cities to make this geography home to us. 100 years ago, in the War of Independence, our grandfathers went to martyrdom here in Çanakkale without blinking. 100 years later, on the 15th of July, in the treacherous coup attempt, we went down to the squares and taught them the lesson. We martyred our 249 children. Giving more than 2 thousand 100 veterans has placed a responsibility on our shoulders. We will be at the service of our citizens, as in every part of our country. ”