Groundbreaking Ceremony of TEKNOSAB Junction and Connection Roads, with the collective opening of highway investments that will increase the transportation standard with Bursa's city center, districts and surrounding cities, providing comfortable and uninterrupted travel, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, General Manager of Highways Abdulkadir Uraloğlu and his accompanying delegation. took place on Monday, January 2nd.
Noting that they have increased the divided road length of Bursa from 195 kilometers to 597 kilometers, Karaismailoğlu gave information about the projects that were opened.
“It will be preferred more as an alternative transit point from Bursa to Kütahya”
Expressing that they have designed the Keles-Tavşanlı-Domaniç Junction Road, which also includes the Keles Ring Road, with a 14 km long bituminous hot mix coating, our Minister said; “In our project, which also includes the Kocasu-I Bridge with a span of 90 meters, we complete the 5 kilometer section, including the Keles Ring Road, and open it to traffic. We increased the driving comfort and safety by making the road pavement coated with bituminous hot mix. With the completion of all the works, Keles – (Tavşanlı-Domaniç) Junction Road will be preferred more as an alternative crossing point from Bursa to Kütahya. With the project, 600 meters will be shortened in the route, and the travel time will be reduced from 17 minutes to 12 minutes. said.
“We reduced the travel time between İnegöl and Yenişehir from 30 minutes to 20 minutes”
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they have also completed the İnegöl-Yenişehir State Road with a total length of 24,5 kilometers, and that with the project, which includes 1 different level and 12 at-grade intersections, uninterrupted and comfortable transportation will be provided from İnegöl district to Yenişehir Airport. Stating that they established safe transportation by relieving the heavy vehicle traffic density due to the Hamzabey Woodworking Organized Industrial Zone with the project, Karaismailoğlu said that they also reduced the travel time between İnegöl and Yenişehir from 30 minutes to 20 minutes.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We have designed the Mudanya-(Bursa-Gemlik) Junction Road, including the Kursunlu Ring Road, as a 17-kilometer-long, bituminous hot mix paved road. In our project, which includes 3 viaducts and 3 at-grade junctions, we complete a 9-kilometer section of the Kurşunlu Ring Road of 3 kilometers, the road section of 249 kilometers and 2 viaducts of 12 meters in length, and put it into service. With the project, we increased traffic safety in Kurşunlu Crossing, which is located in the neighborhood of the road that provides transportation between Mudanya and Gemlik districts. In addition, with the road that provides the logistic support of the TOGG Domestic Automobile Factory, we have prevented the traffic density that may occur when the factory starts production.” used his statements.
Karaismailoğlu, who stated that they established the uninterrupted flow of traffic in the region with the Engürücük Different Level Junction, another project implemented on the Mudanya-Gemlik Road, said: Bursa has a heavy traffic load in terms of providing transportation to the city center. We have designed our road, which serves in the standard of divided highway with 2,5 lanes in total, as 2 departures and 2 arrivals in its current state, with a total of 4 lanes, 3 departures and 3 arrivals, to meet the transportation demand. We have completed the 6 kilometer section. With the widening of the road, traffic will be relieved.” said.
“We provided a more convenient and comfortable transportation opportunity to Uludağ, which welcomes domestic and foreign tourists”
Noting that they made another investment in Uludağ, one of the important winter tourism centers of the city and the country, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they designed the Bursa - Uludağ Road, which provides access to the surface coating standard in Uludağ, with a length of 34 kilometers and made the road pavement coated with bitumen hot mixture. Our Minister stated that by raising the physical and geometric standard of the road, they reduced the travel time on the route from 90 minutes to 45 minutes, thus providing a more convenient and comfortable transportation opportunity to Uludağ, which hosts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists every year.
Karaismailoğlu said that they expanded the 11-kilometer Taşlık-Ekmekçi villages section of the Karacabey-Bayramdere-Yeniköy Provincial Road, which provides the transportation of Karacabey district to Yeniköy and the Marmara coast. stated.
“A total of 212 million liras will be saved annually”
Underlining that the investments made have started to provide faster and uninterrupted road transportation services by increasing road safety at the points they serve, Karaismailoğlu said that with the projects, a total of 187 million liras will be saved, 25 million liras from time and 212 million liras from fuel oil. He added that it will decrease.
Karaismailoğlu stated that together with the Bursa-Karacabey State Highway Junction-Zeytinbağı Provincial Road and Teknosab Junction, the construction works of which were started, they will provide the high standard connection of the Bursa Technology Organized Industrial Zone to the Istanbul-İzmir Highway and Bursa-Karacabey State Road. We will construct the 10,5-kilometer-long Bursa-Karacabey State Highway Junction-Zeytinbağı Provincial Road in the standard of a double-lane divided highway. We will connect the living areas and production centers in the region to the road with 6 intersections to be made at various points of the road section. On the other hand, we will provide the highway connection with a 1,3 kilometer long, 2×2 lane, bituminous hot mix paved divided road and a 4,2 kilometer junction branch.” used his statements.
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who said that they will ensure traffic safety, life and property safety, especially on the road that will serve heavy vehicle traffic with the project, stated that they will provide high standard and comfortable transportation services from the industrial facilities within TEKNOSAB to the highway and Bursa-Karacabey State Road.
Speaking at the opening, General Manager Uraloğlu stated that Bursa, an important industrial center and automotive capital, continues to be a center of attraction with its advanced highway and divided road networks. Uraloğlu stated that the development of Bursa, which acts as a bridge between regions in transit transportation, is supported by new highway investments.
Uraloğlu: “We shortened the time citizens spend in traffic and increased their comfort of life”
Stating that they have put into service 110 different road sections with a total length of 7 kilometers that increase the transportation standard with Bursa's city center, its districts and surrounding cities, and that they have laid the foundations of the 16-kilometer Teknosab Junction and Connection Roads, our General Manager said that they shorten the time spent by citizens in traffic and increase their comfort of life, and that industrial centers He added that they provided easy access to tourism regions by establishing the fast and comfortable transportation opportunity they needed.
Providing information about the main business items of the projects, Uraloğlu said, 8,5 million m3 Earthwork, 14 thousand tons of Iron, 112 thousand m³ of Concrete, 12.300 m of Bored Pile, 1 million 340 thousand tons of Plentmix Sub-base and Foundation, 5.120 tons of Surface Covering Stone, 850 thousand He stated that 23.400 ton Bituminous Hot Mixture and XNUMX m Guardrail were manufactured.