International Award Success in Giant Projects; Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, shown as one of the world's most successful engineering projects from the design stage with the Eurasia Tunnel of many firsts so far, and Turkey's landmarks from one become Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the International Road Federation (IRF) that takes the prize She reported.
In his statement, Minister Turhan said that the International Road Federation, which was established in order to encourage and support the development of road networks around the world, has been selected as well as excellent and innovative projects that ensure the development of infrastructure technologies, as well as successful names working in this field.
Turhan said that the federation, which cooperates with all parties interested in road policies around the world and promotes the development of road networks, has been awarded every year by innovative projects in the road industry leading the world's social and economic development and the people to be shown as examples. He said that he was presented for more than one project.
Rewards promotion tool
Emphasizing that these awards are an important tool for the recognition of technological innovations and developments in road construction all over the world, Turhan said:
"The world's most successful engineering project of the Eurasia Tunnel with until today, from the design stage we have many firsts and in a short time become one of Turkey's landmarks Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, received the award from the International Road Federation. The Eurasia Tunnel, which is regarded not only for its technical features but also for its multi-layered and solid financing structure, was awarded by the Federation as a Global Success Award in the "Project Finance and Economy" branch. ”
Stating that the award winners were recognized worldwide by publishing them in the World Highway magazine and by printing the project summary in the IRF GRAA Winning Projects Book, Turhan said that the award was given at the gala night held in Las Vegas yesterday (20 November).
Turhan, the conference held in this context, road safety, toll collection systems, smart transportation, traffic management, made presentations on many issues, he added.
“We are pleased with the international grand prize”
Turkey's giant projects Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge with the Eurasia Tunnel Turhan said they were happy because of the large international award win, all awards addition to providing the sensed an infinite honor, said Turkish engineers that give you the power to create new projects.
Minister Turhan stated that Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which is one of the few bridges of the world with its aesthetic and technical features, is called the "bridge of firsts" and that this definition is strengthened with the awards given.
Turhan stated that Yavuz Sultan Selim, the third bridge of the Bosphorus, is one of the longest span suspension bridges carrying a railway system on it with its main span of 1408 meters, 'the highest suspension bridge in the world with its 322 meter long tower' and the widest suspension bridge in the world with its 59 meter deck width. He reminded that he held world records like 'being.'
Turhan, "admired all over the world Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the suspension bridge in Turkey again placed the forefront of international landmarks." said.
Eurasia Tunnel is one of the pioneers in Turkey of the public and private sector cooperation model Project's 12th award Turhan that the information received from the International Road Federation, the tunnel environment and added that social life, the contribution of the so registered.