Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, said, “We put the world's highest quality, longest 4-lane highway tunnels into service. "The Marmara Highway Project will be a gold necklace that starts from Sakarya, from the north of Istanbul to Tekirdağ, Çanakkale, Balıkesir, Bursa and Kocaeli, and is worn in the Marmara Sea."
Minister Karaismailoğlu made examinations at the Northern Marmara Motorway Project Izmit-Akyazı Line construction site.
"It will ease the transportation of the Marmara Region, which hosts the largest industrial zones"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who examined the construction works of the Northern Marmara Motorway on site, said that the Northern Marmara Motorway is not just a highway; He emphasized that it is also an intersection point in road, rail and air transportation. Karaismailoğlu said, "Our 398 km North Marmara Highway will ease the transportation of the Marmara Region, which hosts the largest industrial zones, and provide a high standard, safe, quality and uninterrupted transportation."
"We will open between TEM Izmit-1-TEM-Akyazı intersections at the end of this year."
Reminding that the construction works of the Northern Marmara Motorway started in 2013, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We have completed 321 kilometers to the service of our people. "We will put into service the end of the project between the TEM Izmit-73 Junction, the 6-kilometer-long section of the 68th section of the Kurtköy-Akyazı Project, which is approximately 1 kilometers long, and the TEM-Akyazı intersections at the end of this year."
"Transportation from Istanbul to Kocaeli and Sakarya provinces will be much easier"
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that with the opening of the 6th Section, a new fast, safe and comfortable transportation corridor will be opened as an alternative to the TEM Highway and D-100 highway, which are still exposed to high traffic volume; He said: “We put the world's highest quality, longest 4-lane highway tunnels into service. Transportation from Istanbul to Kocaeli and Sakarya provinces, which are intense industrial and industrial zones, will be much easier. The Marmara Highway Project will be a golden necklace that starts from Sakarya and is worn in the Marmara Sea from the north of Istanbul to Tekirdağ, Çanakkale, Balıkesir, Bursa and Kocaeli. "
He made observations at Izmit Tunnel Business Center
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who also visited the Izmit Tunnel Business Center after the Izmit-Akyazı Line site inspections, received information from the authorities about the work carried out. Reminding that the maintenance control and monitoring of the 9,5-lane 4 tunnels with a total length of 4 km was carried out at the Izmit Tunnel Operation Center, Karaismailoğlu said that the emergency response teams serving 7 × 24 in order to ensure the maintenance and repair of the roads in the tunnel and tunnel area and to ensure traffic safety and to intervene in possible accidents , said road maintenance and repair teams, traffic crews, and fire brigades.