Within the scope of the tram line to be extended from Beachyolu to Kuruçeşme, the works carried out by Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality continue on the road that will provide transportation from the D-100 Izmit western toll booths area to Kuruçeşme. While wall productions and culverts are being built on the new road, which is under construction, electricity and MOBESE lines are being displaced.
VEHICLES WILL USE THE NEW ROAD
The old road, which is the route of the tram line, will be closed after the completion of the new road under construction. Vehicle traffic to Kuruçeşme will be provided by the new road built in the western toll booths area. The tram line will pass through the existing road.
THE ROAD IS EXPANDED
The existing Akçaray Tram Line in Izmit District will pass from Plajyolu Station to the opposite side of the D-100 and connect to Kuruçeşme. The Metropolitan Municipality, which is carrying out expansion works on the 900-meter-long road that goes from Izmit western toll booths to Kuruçeşme, is carrying out wall constructions, culvert construction and displacement of electricity and MOBESE lines on the new road. Vehicle traffic will flow over the D-2 in the direction of Kuruçeşme, Derince and Körfez from the new road, which will be expanded and asphalted by adding 100 extra lanes. Within the scope of the study, the Kuruçeşme junction will be rearranged, and the tram line will pass through the road where the current vehicle traffic flows.
OLD PEDESTRIAN BRIDGES TO BE DESTROYED
At the entrance to Kuruçeşme, the old bridges in front of the Gümüşhaneliler Foundation and in front of the İzmit High School will be demolished and two new steel construction pedestrian bridges will be built in their place. Acıbadem pedestrian bridge, which will be manufactured as approximately 59 meters of steel construction, and a new 52 meters long steel construction pedestrian bridge will be built in front of Izmit High School.
TRAM LINE WILL REACH 23,4 KILOMETERS
A Transformer Center will be established to provide the energy of the line. With the completion of the Kuruçeşme tram line, the length of the tram line will reach a double line of 1 thousand 10 meters. The single-line length of the tram will reach 212 kilometers, with a 3-kilometer single-line warehouse area. With Kuruçeşme station, the number of stops will reach 23,4 and with the new construction, 16 transformer centers will serve.