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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