In his speech at the Çanakkale 1915 Bridge tower completion ceremony, President Erdoğan said, “We have many road, rail, air and sea projects currently under construction. When these are completed, Turkey, beyond meeting their own needs, and future regional transportation center position, "he said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended the ceremony held with the video conference method as a result of placing the last block of the 1915-meter steel towers of the 318 Çanakkale Bridge.
President Erdogan said that all the blocks of the 4 towers were completed and an important stage was left behind in the construction of the bridge.
“BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO THE ÇANAKKALE STRAIT IS A DREAM OF THE CENTURIES”
Pointing out that the bridge is the most critical crossing point of the big highway network that covers the Marmara Sea from both sides, President Erdoğan continued: “Essentially, the bridge construction in the Dardanelles is the dream of the centuries. To make it a reality like many dreams in our country, praise be to us. The 2023-meter middle span of the bridge is also an expression of our 2023 targets. This is not a random target. This bridge, which has the title of “the longest in the world” in its field, will decorate the throat as a symbol of our 1915 Çanakkale Victory for centuries. I believe that every citizen who will complete the 1,5-hour Bosphorus journey by ferry in 6 minutes by bridge will be graciously rewarding those who have won this work to our country.
President Erdoğan stated that the time and fuel savings to be achieved through the bridge will be recorded in the country's earnings section.
“Widespread and fast transport infrastructure is the basic condition for the development of a country”
Stating that the widespread and fast transportation infrastructure is the basic condition for the development, development and growth of a country, President Erdoğan continued as follows: “With this understanding, we have built more than 18 thousand kilometers of divided roads with the works we carried out day and night, and the total length of the divided road over 27 thousand kilometers. We interests. We reached 3 thousand 100 kilometers in highway length, and 1213 kilometers in high-speed train lines that were not in our country before. While bringing the air transportation to the level that everyone can reach, our goal has always been to reach this level: The air way of the people… By making 30 new airports, we offered 56 airports all over our country to our nation. We still have many road, rail, air and sea projects under construction. When these are completed, Turkey, beyond meeting their own needs, and future regional transportation center position. "
President Erdogan said that a freight train departing from China in the past weeks crossed the Bosphorus over Marmaray and traveled to Europe are examples of this strategic position.