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Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) is undertaking the construction of the Golden Horn Under-water Tunnel between Unkapani and Kasimpasa districts in Istanbul, Turkey.
The project involves the construction of two-way, six lanes 900m and 8.5m deep underwater tunnel. It includes the security barriers, dividers, the installation of signaling systems, lighting systems and other related facilities.
The project also includes the demolition of Atatürk bridge over the Golden Horn, construction of “floating piers”, which open and close for shipping in the Golden Horn and creating green areas and restructuring individual historical buildings in the catchment area of the planned tunnel.
On May 13, 2016, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council approved the project plans.
On July 11, 2016, IBB issued pre-qualification bids for the procurement of contractor.
The financial proposals from the undisclosed pre-qualified companies were taken.
Tender activities are underway and the project completion slated for 2019.
The project involves the construction of two-way, six lanes underwater tunnel between Unkapani and Kasimpasa districts in Istanbul, Turkey.
The US$27 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 900m long and 8.5m deep under water tunnel
2. Demolition of Atatürk bridge
3. Construction of floating piers
4. Construction of green areas
5. Restructuring the individual historical buildings