IMM is re-considering subway projects that were stopped due to financial problems and could pose risks for the city. IMM Directorate of Rail System, Kirazlı- Halkalı began to eliminate the danger on the line with permanent coating work.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) gives priority to rail systems in order to solve the transportation problem and give the people of the city a comfortable breath. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor, who attaches great importance to metro infrastructure in order to bring Istanbul to a level that can compete with world metropolises Ekrem İmamoğlu, gave the instruction to accelerate the projects that were slowed down or completely stopped from the first moment of receiving the information on the subject and to detect risky tunnel constructions. Pelin Alpkökin, Head of IMM Rail System Department, said that they took action immediately after this instruction.
Due to financial problems, Kirazlı- Halkalı re-function of metro project kazanExplaining that they have started working to ensure that the surface is covered, Alpkökin said, “We are starting the production of permanent coatings in order to eliminate the risks at dangerous points for the surface and tunnels. By completing the works in the first quarter of 2020, we will address our concerns about the two tunnels that are at risk.”
“We will eliminate the risk with permanent coating”
Pelin Alpkökin, 19 May The foundation of 2017 was laid, but so far, eight percent of the 9,7 kilometers of Kirazlı- Halkalı found examinations on the metro line. Alpkökin, who gave information about the work they started on N2 shears on Mimar Sinan Street in Bağcılar, said that they would make this point safe in terms of ground structure, tunnel section and earthquake risk. Alkökin also stated that the temporary coating is used for an average of two years and emphasized the need for permanent coating without extending this period. Alpkökin also gave the following information:
T Tunnels that we do not make them can become unprotected against groundwater and ground movements. We completed the determination of similar points in all the stopped projects and determined the road map. We want to complete the metro projects that Istanbulites are looking forward to; we must eliminate the weakness in projects that are primarily risky. ”