Minister of Public Works and Transportation Tolga Atakan announced on 2nd July 2018 that the dangerous bend opposite the Cengiz Topel Monument in Gemikonağı will become history.
Atakan said that work to transfer telecommunications infrastructure began on 2nd July 2018, followed by filling and repair work. A total of 400m of road will be renewed by using a thousand tons of asphalt and thermoplastic road paint.
Atakan also said the width of the road, which is currently six meters will be increased to eight meters and the super elevation of the road will be corrected. The culvert and the cement cut-off of the section will be renewed, he added.