Karaismailoğlu said, “The Northern Marmara Highway plays a vital role not only in the transportation and trade of Marmara, but also in the whole Eurasia Region. Today, we are completing a transportation corridor that encompasses the region at the heart of the trade by putting the longest section of 1 km into service between Izmit 72.72 Junction and Akyazı ”.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu attended the opening ceremony of the Northern Marmara Highway İzmit-Akyazı section, in which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also attended via video conference link. Karaismailoğlu noted that a project that paves the way for savings, which is an example to the world, has been implemented with the Northern Marmara Motorway.
"We will put many projects into service in the near future."
Turkey to move to the position it deserves among the largest economies in the world, stating that they were breaking the world's largest project to Karaismailoğlu Minister, he said:
“We have successfully completed and put into service major projects such as Marmaray, Eurasia Tunnel, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Osmangazi Bridge, Istanbul Izmir Highway, Istanbul Airport, Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway, Ordu Giresun Airport and High Speed Train lines. Currently, tens of thousands of engineers, technical personnel and workers are working day and night in our over 3000 construction sites all over the country. On Wednesday, we opened the second section of the Ankara-Niğde Smart Highway, and put the entire Motorway into service. Likewise, in the near future; We will put many projects into service. "
"We have implemented a project that paves the way for savings, as an example to the world with our highway"
Minister Karaismailoğlu emphasized that the Northern Marmara Motorway plays a vital role not only in the transportation and trade of Marmara, but also in the entire Eurasia Region, thanks to the Northern Marmara Motorway; He noted that the transit passage of vehicles will be ensured with a high standard, uninterrupted, safe and comfortable road without entering the city traffic.
Karaismailoğlu said, “After the 2016 km sections of our highway, which has been partially opened for use since 320, today, it has put into service the longest section of 1 km between İzmit 72.72 Junction and Akyazı and we have a transportation corridor that encompasses the region at the heart of trade we are completing. In the 6th section we are together for opening today; There are a total of 4 art structures, including 64 viaducts, 22 bridges, 20 overpasses, 179 underpasses, and 289 culverts. With our highway, a project that has high standards, paving the way for an example to the world and saving has been implemented.
“Our country is geographically in a location where earthquake probability is high. For this reason, the most modern engineering approaches that provide earthquake resistance are used in each of our projects. The Northern Marmara Motorway will serve the Marmara Region and Istanbul in case of a major earthquake. "