Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, made the official opening of the Sarıkamış-Karakurt-Horasan Road, in which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also attended via video conference link. Karaismailoğlu said, “With the putting Sarıkamış-Karakurt-Horasan Road into service; The villages on the route were connected to provincial and district centers much faster and more comfortably. "International trade will be affected positively," he said.
"Our region will soon have Karakurt Dam, which is under construction on the Aras river"
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that Kars and Erzurum are among the most important trade centers of the Eastern Anatolia region; He emphasized that two distinguished provinces are also very important in terms of country tourism. Karaismailoğlu continued his statements as follows:
“We are carrying out transportation and communication investments that keep pace with the growing structure of our cities and support their development one by one. The Sarıkamış-Karakurt-Horasan Road, which we will open, is one of the most important of these. Our region will soon meet the Karakurt Dam, which is under construction on the Aras river. After the construction of the dam, we completed the construction of a brand new road instead of the existing road within the Dam Basin so that our citizens can travel comfortably, safely and saving time. "
Sarıkamış-Karakurt-Khorasan Road will affect international trade very positively "
“For our beautiful cities Kars and Erzurum; We designed the 45,7 kilometer long Sarıkamış-Karakurt-Horasan project. There are 3 double viaducts with a length of 560 thousand 5 meters passing through the lake area of Karakurt Dam. With the Sarıkamış-Karakurt-Horasan Road to be put into service; The villages on the route were connected to provincial and district centers much faster and more comfortably. International trade will be positively affected. Uninterrupted transportation has been provided through divided roads in the region, which is located on the route of the border gates and meets the majority of the trade volume with neighboring countries.