Mega Projects

Çanakkale 1915 Bridge

Canakkale 1915 Bridge is the first of the Dardanelles and the 5th suspension bridge of the Marmara Region, which will be built between Gallipoli and Lapseki in Çanakkale. The Canakkale 1915 Bridge, scheduled to be completed on March 18, 2017 and scheduled to be completed in 2023, will be the world's largest suspension bridge with 2023 meters of foot space.


Osman Gazi Bridge

Osmangazi Bridge or Izmit Gulf Bridge, within the scope of Highway 5, between Dilovasi Dil Burnası in the Gulf of Izmit and Altınova Herzegovina, there is a 1,550 meter wide open area. The Osmangazi Bridge, which has dropped the two sides of the Izmit Gulf to 6 minutes, has passed 12.5 million vehicles since July 1, 2016, when it was serviced.


Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge or the Third Bosphorus Bridge was built on the northern side of the Bosphorus facing the Black Sea. The Bosphorus Bridge, which was operational in 1973, and the 3rd Bridge, which was built after the Conqueror Mehmet Bridge and completed in 1988, is called the bridge of the firsts. The 8-lane highway and the 2-lane train route through are on the same level at the 3rd Bosphorus Bridge, built by a team of high-engineers and technologists, most of which are built by a team of Turkish engineers.


Channel Istanbul

Kanal Istanbul is a waterway project planned to be built in Istanbul. The details of the Kanal Istanbul Project, which connects the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea, are becoming clearer. Designed as 400 meters wide and 43 kilometers long, there are 6 bridges for the project to be excavated at a depth of 25 meters. Kanar Istanbul, which is transferred from the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, is being constructed between Arnavutköy and Büyükçekmece districts. In addition to all these works, a new city is being built around Kanal Istanbul. Anatolian Seljuk period Architectural traces belonging will be included in the buildings with the city project planned to accommodate a population of around 500 thousand and to be located on both sides of the Kanal. There are also conference centers, parks, tourism centers in the city plan, where commercial centers will be established. The architectural motifs of the past are coming to life again in the light of today's technology in the project where the buildings we see in the metropolis will not be found.


Another investment that has been passed on by the Ministry of Transport is the Northern Marmara Highway Kınalı-Odayeri section, the Northern Marmara Highway Kurtköy-Akyazı sections, Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Canakkale-Balikesir Highway Malkara-Canakkale (including the Gallipoli Bridge in 1915). The Ministry aims to have a network of 5 thousand 34 kilometers of highway until 2023.

İzmir – İstanbul Highway

The work carried out with 6 thousand 421 personnel and 1,570 work machines to reduce the road transportation between Istanbul and Izmir to 3.5 hours from 9 hours continues in a frenzy. The last 16 viaducts in the 433 kilometer-long project, including the 384-kilometer motorway and the 49-kilometer connection road, including the Izmit Gulf Transit and connection roads, remained. The project starts 2.5 km from the Gebze Bridge Interchange on the Anatolian Highway with a bridged junction (2 × 5 lanes) and ends at the Otogar Crossing on İzmir Circle Road.



A total of 291 million people used Marmaray between 2013 and 2017. The giant project connected the Anatolian side and the European side to each other under the sea. The journey between Gebze and Halkalı will take 105 minutes when the improved suburban rail system is put into service. The journey lasts for 185 minutes under normal conditions.


Ankara-İzmir High Speed Railway

When the Ankara-İzmir High Speed Railway project is completed, the distance between the two cities will be 624 kilometers and the travel time will be 3 hours and 30 minutes. It is planned that the Ankara-Afyonkarahisar-Uşak section will be completed by the end of 2019 and the Uşak-Manisa-Izmir section will be completed by 2020.


3 Level Bosphorus Transit Tunnel

When completed, the trip between İncirli and Söğütlüçeşme will be reduced to 40 minutes and the trip between the continents between Asia and Europe will shorten with the 3-storey Bosphorus Crossing Tunnel Project. Istanbul is accelerating, transportation in Istanbul is a problem.The 9 different city rail systems that 6.5 million passengers a day will be integrated with the fast metro will make the journey between the continents easier. Connecting to peripheral roads will provide easier and faster access to other city roads. All the main arteries will be connected.


Avrasya Tunnel

The Eurasia Tunnel project was put into service in 2016. The project serves between Kazlıçeşme-Göztepe The Tunnel connects Europe and Asia under the Marmara Sea.


Or-Gi Airport

An airport was built on the sea for the first time in Turkey and Europe with Ordu-Giresun Airport.


Yeni Zigana Tunnel

The new Zigana Tunnel, scheduled to open in 2019, will be Europe's longest and the world's second longest tunnel. The longest 4th tunnel in the world, Ovit Tunnel, is 14.3 kilometers long. The Mini Çamlıca TV-Radio Tower, whose construction will be completed this year, will leave the aerial towers that create image pollution.


İstanbul 3rd Airport

The 3rd airport project, which has been in Istanbul and envied by the world, will be opened on October 29, 2018. With the continuing Canakkale Bridge, the transition from Anatolia to Thrace will take 3 minutes.

Çandarlı Port

The most developed and most technologically advanced port of the region ‘North Aegean Çandarlı Port’ which is defined as Sea Silk Road, has reached the final stage. Port and port-related roads, railways and airways projects are also about to be completed. Total Cost of the North Aegean Çandarlı Port The is planned to be 910 million euros.

The North Aegean Çandarli Port capacity is expected to be 120 million tons per year. Turkey's container port capacity of all the current 57 million tons.