Eurasia Tunnel Vehicle Pass Number Passed 48 Million; Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Mehmet Cahit Turhan, who made a presentation at the Parliamentary Plan and Budget Committee, stated that the Eurasia Tunnel, which is a Public Private Cooperation project, is the second pass under the sea to the Bosphorus after Marmaray, and travel between Kazlıçeşme-Göztepe. reminded that his duration decreased from 100 minutes to 15 minutes.
The project provided fuel and time savings next Turhan explained that one of the country's prestige project with the impact of environmental protection, "Since its inauguration 48 million in excess of the transition made by the Eurasia Tunnel day, Turkey has contributed 2,5 billion pounds." found the assessment.
Turhan, another project that connects the continents Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge stated that, said:
“Istanbul residents also saw the positive impact of our project. Before the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the speed on the July 15 Martyrs Bridge fell to 5-10 kilometers per hour at peak times, while the average daily speed was only 30 kilometers per hour. After Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the speed increased to 50 kilometers per hour. With the commissioning of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the average speed increased from 40 kilometers during peak hours to 70 kilometers during the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. Our investments not only make our people's lives easier, they also affect the preferences of entrepreneurs. We have experienced the most concrete examples of this recently. ”