Bursa Metropolitan Municipality continues its smart intersection works, which it started to minimize the traffic problem in the city. With the smart intersection application launched in Çelebi Mehmet Boulevard, a 25 percent capacity increase will be achieved, while the waiting time will be reduced by 50 percent.
Smart intersection application works, initiated by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality with the aim of ending the traffic problem and for more comfortable transportation, continue at key points of the city. The Metropolitan Municipality, making arrangements at 28 intersections in total, continues its work planning at 21 more intersections. Ata Bulvarı Sahil Street, Bülent Ecevit Nilüfer Cadde Çetin Emeç entrance, Derya Street exit, Acemler connection roads, Esentepe side road arrangement, Gürsu Cüneyt Yıldız Street, Kemer and Barbaros Avenues, Demirtaş Osmangazi Street and Hürriyet Street, Metropolitan Municipality continues its works on the U-turn in front of FSM Acıbadem, Namazgah Street and Kestel Uludağ Street.
The Metropolitan Municipality, which produces practical solutions for transportation, has started the smart intersection application in Çelebi Mehmet Boulevard, which is an alternative to Ankara and İzmir roads. With the intersection arrangement made at the 2nd Kanal Street intersection, the middle island will be removed and the four directions will be increased to 3 lanes with left turn pockets. In the construction of junction and connection roads, 700 meters of curbs, 900 square meters of parquet, 110 cubic meters of concrete, 180 cubic meters of excavation, 210 cubic meters of filling, 400 tons of pmt and 350 tons of asphalt will be made.
"Arrangement is planned in 21 intersections"
Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş, who examined the asphalting works in Çelebi Mehmet Boulevard, received information from the authorities. Also with the citizens sohbet President Aktaş said that with the completion of the works, the traffic in the region will be relieved. Reminding that transportation is one of the most talked about issues in Bursa, President Aktaş stated that they have made important moves especially regarding transportation since the day they took office. Giving the good news that the moves will continue to increase from now on, President Aktaş stated that smart touches at intersections, new road works, bridge constructions, as well as moves in public transportation. Providing information about the works done so far, President Aktaş said, “We have done 450 kilometers of hot asphalt work. We carried out 951 kilometers of surface covering, 238 thousand square meters of borders, 371 thousand square meters of pavement. 13 bridges to Bursa kazanWhile we were building, we made 140 thousand meters of guardrail. While we built 1080 bus stops, we created 159 new bus lines. There are currently 10 park-and-go points in Bursa. Our work at the intersections has also received serious response. It seemed like we took a break for a while, but starting today, we will accelerate even more. We made arrangements at 28 intersections in total. The planning of the arrangement works to be carried out at 21 junctions continues”.
"Target, faster and steady traffic"
Stating that the traffic will be relieved with the work carried out in Çelebi Mehmet Boulevard, Mayor Aktaş said, “There is a serious density at the intersection especially during peak hours. After the arrangement, a 25 percent capacity increase will be achieved. Waiting times at the intersection will decrease by an average of 50 percent during peak hours. We will finish this place in a week and put it into the service of the citizen. Good luck to our neighborhood. Our work on FSM Boulevard will relieve the intersection there. We are starting the work at the Kestel intersection next week. We have tenders towards the end of the year. We did the extension work in Novices. We closed the entrance on the BUSKI side. We will soon have a tender for Hayran Caddesi's participation in the road. I believe that the work done will make the traffic faster and more regular. "May our work be beneficial."