Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said, “We had to raise the bridge tolls hike that caused reactions. Because, in the last few years, we have invested in two bridges and highways as much as a bridge money. ”
The hikes on the July 15 Martyrs Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge caused reactions in the society. Hürriyet Newspaper writer Vahap Munyar wrote the response of Minister of Transport Ahmet Arslan on bridge hikes in his article today.
With the last hike, the passage through Fatih Sultan Mehmet and the July 15 Martyrs Bridge was 8.75 TL.
In the relevant section of Munyar's article, Minister Arslan's statement is as follows:
“Yes, we are criticizing that we have increased the passage fees, especially the 15 July Martyrs Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. However, we had to do these hikes. Because in the last few years, we have invested in two bridges and highways as much as a bridge money. ”
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr