Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) December 6, 2021 – Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, has attended the opening ceremony of the Kandamış-Ortaca Villages Section of the Hayrabolu-Tekirdağ Road and the Tekirdağ Ring Road – Muratlı Köprülü Junction Branch. Tekirdağ is located around 150 km west of Istanbul and is Tekirdağ is the home port of Martas and the BOTAŞ Terminal, both of which are important businesses in
the Marmara Region. It is also the location of Asyaport. The minister said, “It is the gateway of Thrace to the Marmara and Black Seas. It is at the crossroads of both trade and cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe. Adding to all these, its development spanning the years, Tekirdağ continued to maintain its feature of being a city that constantly increased its economic and cultural importance. As the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, we are aware of the importance of every project that will strengthen Tekirdağ’s transportation network”. Reminding that they opened the 13-kilometer section from Hayrabolu to Kandamış on 28 November 2020, Karaismailoğlu continued as follows: He added that local road transportation would thus improve for Tekirdağ and Hayrabolu, important agricultural regions for the country. When the project is completed, it will be easier for Tekirdağ Port and the industrial zones in the region to reach Kapıkule, and he expects trade volume in the region to increase. Noting that they have implemented numerous investments due to the growth rate of Tekirdağ and the increasing traffic density, the minister said that the Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Savaştepe Highway, which is currently including the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, is one of them. told. He said: “The 101-kilometer-long Malkara Çanakkale Highway is a very important project that will connect the European side of our country to the North Aegean via Çanakkale”, adding that it is of great importance not only for Tekirdağ, but also for the entire Marmara Region and Turkey. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.
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