Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, made inspections on the Northern Marmara Highway, which is under construction. He said that as a result of the efforts to facilitate access to the new airport, there will be a total of 26 lanes around the airport. Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Ahmet Arslan examined the construction works of the Northern Marmara Motorway project, which is the continuation of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on the Anatolian and European sides. Minister Arslan received information from the authorities about the latest status of the construction of the Northern Marmara Motorway (KMO), which is expected to relieve Istanbul's urban traffic when all parts are completed.
The Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ahmet Arslan, carried out investigations on the ongoing Northern Marmara Motorway. As a result of the efforts to facilitate access to the new airport, there will be total 26 lane roads around the airport, he said.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan examined the construction works of the Northern Marmara Motorway project, which is the continuation of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on the Anatolian and European side. Minister Arslan received information from the authorities about the latest situation of the Northern Marmara Motorway (KMO) construction, which is expected to relieve the city traffic in Istanbul when all parts are completed.
Facing the cameras at the construction site of the third airport connection of the North Marmara Motorway, Minister Arslan shared the last points reached in the projects with journalists. Explaining that the progress at the new airport has exceeded 90 percent, Minister Arslan said, “On 29 October 2018, we will officially open with the participation of our President. In the next 2 days, all airline companies operating from Atatürk Airport will be shifted step by step. We are working feverishly on the roads in addition to the airport so that our guests who come to and leave Istanbul can access the new airport in a short time, so that they do not have any trouble. In addition to carrying out intense political activities in the field, we also carefully follow the work we need to do as a ministry. As a matter of fact, our work today is an indicator of this. ”
Çuk Total cost of the projects is 1 and a half billion TL “
Minister Arslan also gave numerical information about the progress of the Northern Marmara Motorway. Noting that they aim to facilitate transportation to the city center with the TEM and E-5 connected Northern Marmara Motorway, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan said, “The construction site of our new airport is the east axis of our D-20 project, where the new airport-Hasdal connection is made. As part of this project, we put the 3 km hull into service as of the end of last year, as 3 trips and 14 arrivals, and we also provided the connection to the existing road to Çatalca. However, at the point where we are now, we continue to work on both the 14 km main body, the 5.5 km 2-way and 2-way side roads, and our 16 km junction links as well as our 6 bridge junctions. Within the scope of these works, 30 million cubic meters of excavation will be made. A total of 6 viaducts of 418 thousand 13 meters will be completed. We will have completed 481 large art buildings of approximately 12 meters. As we have many dry vents, 1 million 370 tons of cold and hot asphalt mix will be used. The total cost of all the projects I have just listed is 1 and a half billion TL. Our aim is to facilitate the connections of our new airport to the city center. The entire project will be completed in August this year. Our current progress is around 80 percent. At the same time, we continue our 5 departures and 3 arrivals activities in order to connect our airport to Büyükçekmece, TEM and E-3 in the direction of Çatalca, including the Çatalca ring road. Our progress there is around 70 percent. Our third project is known to all of you, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, along with the first stage of the North Marmara Motorway, reaches to Odayeri. We will have completed the first phase of the 6 km North Marmara Motorway from Odayeri to the airport. When the airport is opened by finishing 4 more, 4-way 4-way motorway, 4-way 6-way side road, the North Marmara Motorway, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Mahmutbey, TEM and E-5 via Odayeri We will have created the link. Thus, we will have finished a third axis by October. ”
”When you look from the top, you will see 26 lane roads next to the airport“
Lant I would like to express that you will be able to see 26 lane roads next to the airport when you look at these connections within the framework of these links. No need to take the main road side roads including 26 lanes. There is no doubt that we will need this much road when we are aiming to bring the 90 million passengers to this airport while we are making this big airport and this airport. The most important thing for our country, which is very important for the world civil aviation, the new airport of Istanbul 29 October 2018'da the slightest deficiency in the introduction of any lack of trouble. We made all kinds of preparations. Our highways work as we want, Kar he said.