Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, in his speech at the opening ceremony of Tohma Martyr Gaffari Solar Bridge, attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan via video conferencing method, he heard about bringing this work to Malatya, which is the intersection point of the roads opening to the East and Southeast. expressed happiness. with Turkey's transport and communications projects, the world's most important trade corridors in the arbiter country has become underlines the Minister Karaismailoğlu, 'all the way we do, every bridge, every tunnel, every airport, every port is happening to our people work at the point where they are built, it is going beyond brings abundance, '' he said.
'' 2 tons of steel, 700 cubic meters of reinforced concrete and 13 tons of reinforced concrete were used ''
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who stated that the Tohma Bridge will accelerate the development of Malatya, which is developing and growing; He stated that the new Tohma Bridge, which is 517,5 meters long, will provide drivers with more comfortable transportation opportunity, saving fuel, emission and time. Karaismailoğlu, who said that with the opening of the bridge, the integrity of the divided road on the north-south axis between Malatya-Hekimhan-Sivas was ensured.
“In addition, we have experienced the happiness and pride of laying the foundations of our new Malatya Airport terminal building in Malatya today, which suits Malatya in accordance with today's conditions. We are adding a new terminal building of 9 thousand 625 square meters to Malatya next to the existing 26 square meter airport terminal building. The new terminal building of Malatya Airport, which we have laid the foundation of today, and the Tohma Bridge, which we have opened, will make great contributions to the economic and social development of Malatya. We used a total of 765 tons of steel, 2 cubic meters of reinforced concrete and 700 tons of reinforced concrete for the beams of our bridge built with the Push-Pull Method. In bridge manufacturing; We made 13 thousand cubic meters of splitting excavation. We will put our signature under many more projects that we will be proud of as a government that does business politics. "
'' We work in accordance with the targets of the Highways Traffic Safety Action Plan ''
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that with the construction of the Tohma Bridge and the completion of the divided road works, the transportation standard of the existing State Road has also increased, and that this project will provide the comfortable, safe and fast transportation need of Malatya and reduce traffic accidents. Karaismailoğlu, who pointed out that they are working diligently in all projects in accordance with the objectives of the Highways Traffic Safety Action Plan, emphasized that the Tohma Martyr Gaffari Solar Bridge is also an exemplary work for this purpose.