Integrated infrastructure projects

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    Giant highway to boost regional economies - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review

    It will connect Izmir to Istanbul. In-between, important industrial cities will be connected to the route. The project will effect 18 provinces, ensure 10.000 direct jobs and 50.000 indirect jobs. It's completion is set for 2017.
    It includes:

    - 30 viaducts
    - 4 tunnels
    - 209 bridges
    - world's 2nd longest suspension bridge

    Project cost is 11 Billion $.


    Ground-laying ceremony was yesterday.
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    3 new city-centers will be constructed in Istanbul.
    6 world-famous architects are competing for the project.

    Let me begin with the first proposal

    Zaha Hadid's project:
    land mass to be affected about 6 million m²

    Description of the project on her personal website:
    Zaha Hadid Architects Kartal Pendik Masterplan

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    Ken Yaeng from Malaysia wants to lay a public park through the Bosphorus
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    Turkey still occupying Cyprus and blockading Armenia?
     
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    4th tallest dam in the world

    A Monumental Hydroelectric Power Project in Turkey
    civil.columbia.edu

    will be completed 2012
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    Any change in Turkey's policy of denying Turks' role in the Armenian genocide?
     
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    It will resemble Manhattan, with 85-100 km² it will be 3rd biggest island in whole Turkey.
    Financial districts of Levent + Maslak will be on the island.

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    About the SAP (Southeast-Anatolia-Project) I will write later.
    But the exports from SAP are processed through Mersin port.

    Its capacity will be raised from
    1.7 Million TEU to
    12 Million TEU
    Ministry of Transport and Communication
    http://www.ubak.gov.tr/BLSM_WIYS/UB...ler_faaliyetler/20090814_160652_204_1_64.html


    It will replace Rotterdam port as Europe's biggest Port.
    Rotterdam = 10.8 Million TEU
    Port of Rotterdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    It is designed to function as the central Hubport of South-Coast Turkey.
    Blue is the expansion.

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    CERN... In the Middle-East there will be a mini-CERN built in Jordan under the SESAME project.

    SESAME is coordinated by UNESCO, and its components come from recycled components of USA, Germany, UK, Switzerland and France.
    Under SESAME, scientists from Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Palestine Authority and Turkey come together.
    It will be a mini-CERN of Middle-East.

    SOURCE: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    symmetry breaking Blog Archive Turkey plans an accelerator center


    It will be built on Ankara University, Ankara University also is coordinator between the involved universities:
    - 3 German Universities
    - 10 Turkish Universities
    Ankara University - Turkish Accelerator Center Project


    German Science Minister was also present at signing ceremony
    Deal signed on establishment of Turkish Accelerator Center [ WORLD BULLETIN- TURKEY NEWS, WORLD NEWS ]
     
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    Southeastern Anatolia Project
    ... one of the largest series of hydroelectric power plants in the world
    Southeastern Anatolia Project - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    In 2010, it supplied 22% of Turkey's energy.
    But it is not yet finished.

    Scope:
    - 22 Dams
    - 17 Hydro-Power
    - 4.2 million acres new farmland

    Once it is completed, 28.5% of Turkey's water potential will be put under control.
    Also Euphrates and Tigris are under control.


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    Intercontinental under-water tunnels, Marmaray
    Deepest immersed structure in the world
    Railway Technology - Marmaray Railway Engineering Project, Istanbul


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    Tunnel finished in 2008.
    Whole Project finished in 2013.

    Marmaray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Melen water project

    Istanbul's water demand
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    So in the red circle is the Melen water reservoir
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    Finally ISTANBUL
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    Now to the European Side
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    Too bad Republicans spent all our money on China. If they had known, they would be investing in Turkey too.

    It's THIS country they don't want to help.
     
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    Ankara - Eskisehir operational

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    Currently, we use Korean HSR speed-trains. They are not that fast.
    Together with Hyundai we made joint-venture and produce the KTX-II trains in Adapazari (Turkey).
    This is the KTX-II (330 km/h)
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    KTX-II factory opening ceremony in Adapazari (Turkey).
    Producer is Rotem (S. Korea) and Tuvasas (Turkey).
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    Ankara High-Speed Train-Station

    - 18 million people capacity per year
    (construction has not begun)
    tcdd.gov.tr - Ankara

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