Road Tunnels in Turkey
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
9th revision - November 2012
Tunnel Length (m) Date of opening Province Notes Road
Mount Ovit 14 700 UC 25-53 Second tube: 14700 m. Works start: 13.05.2012 D925
Kop Dagi II 5 800 UC 25 Bayburt - Erzurum D915-E97
Eurasia 5 400 UC 34 Subaqueous double deck tunnel, under Bosphorus (-106,4 m) D100
Cankurtaran 5 286 UC 08 Second tube: 5286 m. Hopa-Borcka D010
Nefise Akcelik (Hapan) 3 820 07.04.2007 52 Second tube: 3819 m. Section Bolaman - Persembe, Black Sea road. D010
Kop Dagi I 3 800 UC 25-69 Bayburt-Erzurum. Works start: 23.08.2012. Portals altitude: 2059-2171 m D915-E97
Ortakoy 3 450 2015   Second tube: 3450 m. Marmara-Aegean motorway O33
Levazim-Akatlar 3 380 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul E97
Bolu Dagi 3 125 23.01.2007 14 Breakthrough: Left tube: 28.07.2005, right tube: 4.09.2005.
Original lengths: 3363-3311 m, changed due to re-alignments after earthquake in 1999. Second tube: 3014 m. Three lanes each tube. Gümüsova - Gerede section
O4-E89
75 Yil Selatin 3 048 20.06.2000 09-35 shortest tube: 3018 m. Izmir- Aydin O31-E87
Kizlac 2 860 2000 93 Second tube: 2804 m. Adana-Gaziantep O52
Osmangazi 2 474   11 Second tube: 2300 m D650
Besiktas-Kagithane 2 360 2009 34 Second tube: 2360 m. City of Istanbul, Bomonti-Dolmabahce  
Dolmabahce-Fulya 2 270 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul  
Fulya-Levazim 2 250 11.09.2009 34 Second tube: 2200 m. City of Istanbul  
Tirebolu 1 2 175 2006 28 Second tube: 2175 m. Black sea road. Section Espiye-Carsibasi D010
Cengelkoy-Vanikoy 2 100 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Arakli 1 900   61 Second tube: 1900 m D010
Karsiyaka 1 1 870   35 Second tube: 1870 m. Izmir ring road O30
Zigana 1 702 1988 29 Trabzon - Erzurum D885-E97
Belkhave 1 700 2017 35 Second tube: 1700 m. Marmara-Aegean motorway O33
Kagithane 1 625 2008 34 Second tube: 1625 m. City of Istanbul. Kagithane-Piyalepasa  
Saraykoy 1 510 2003 53 Second tube: 1510 m. Black Sea road D010
Shaumyan 1 418   53 Second tube: 1418 m. Black Sea road D010
Cayeli 1 392 2003 53 Shortest tube: 1060 m. Black Sea road D010
Matsesta 1 316 2001   Second tube: 1316 m. Black Sea road D010
Degirmenagzi (Uluburun) 1 300   28 Second tube: 980 m. Black Sea road D010
Uskudar-Kuzguncuk 1 300 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Pazar 1 1 238 22.10.2000 53 Second tube: 1152 m. Black Sea road, section Cayeli-Hopa D010
Aslanli 1 214 2000 27 Second tube: 1214 m. Adana - Gaziantep. TAG Motorway O52-E90
Vanikoy-Goksu 1 200 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Harem-Ahmediye 1 115 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Kiyicik 1 101 22.10.2000 53 Second tube: 639 m, Black Sea road, section Cayeli-Hopa D010
Korutepe 1 066 1991 41 Second tube: 1028 m. Ankara-Istanbul O4
Arhavi 1 052 22.10.2000 08 Black Sea road D010
Kuzguncuk-Beylerbeyi 1 050 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Kirkgecit 1 958   51 Second tube: 941 m. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Borcka 955   08   D010
Taskizak-Haskoy 940 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul  
Kadikoy-Kusdili 920 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Cildikisik 917   88   D755
Dorukhan 903 1976 14-88   D750
Kisikli 895     Second tube: 895 m  
Kirkgecit 6 855   51 Second tube: 816. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Ertugrulgazi 840   11 Second tube: 840 D650
Melo 800   08 Erzurum-Artvin D950
Ac-Kapa 800   99 Second tube: 800 m. Section Camalan-Tekir O21
Vecdi Diker 730   34 Second tube: 720 m. Sile Motorway D016
Tercan 700   25   D100-E80
Eyup Cemetery-Coastal Rd. 700 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul  
Tirebolu 2 661 2006 28 Second tube: 620 m. Black Sea road, section Espiye-Carsibasi D010
Kirkgecit 5 652   51 Second tube: 651 m. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Ayran 640 09.2000 93 Second tube: 640 m. Adana-Gaziantep (TAG) Motorway, section Duzici-Komurler O52
Pazar 2 639 22.10.2000 53 Second tube: 639 m. Black Sea road, section Cayeli-Hopa D010
Gultepe 639 1993 41 Second tube: 600 m. Ankara-Istanbul O4
Kirkgecit 4 630   51 Second tube: 439 m. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Diliskelisi 600   01 Second tube: 600 m O50
Kirkgecit 2 584 2000 51 Second tube: 548 m. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Ahmediye-Uskudar 576 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul, Asian side  
Uskudar-Pasalimani 560 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul  
Sariyer Centre-Coast 556 PRJ 34 City of Istanbul  
Kirkgecit 7 534   51 Second tube: 526 m. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Igdir 518   16 Second tube: 485 m O33
Rize* 500 2002 53 Second tube: 500 m. Black Sea road D010
Eynesil 500 2006 28 Second tube: 255 m. Black Sea road, section Espiye-Carsibasi D010
Cakit 497 2000 51 Second tube: 463 m. Adana-Gaziantep (TAG Motorway) O52-E90
Harp Akademileri (Edirnekapi) 456   34 Second tube: 456 m O2
Izmit Bati 435     Second tube: 290 m. On access road O4
Bitlis II 432   13   D09
Erkenek 400   44   D850
Tasoluk 361 2000 93 Second tube: 361 m. Section Duzici-Komurler. TAG motorway O52-E90
Aridurak 330 2007 28 Second tube: 330 m. Black Sea road, section Giresun-Espiye D010
Gecilmez 323 2007 28 Black Sea road, section Giresun-Espiye D010
Karsiyaka 2 318   35 Second tube: 318 m. Izmir ring road O30
Asarkayasi 312 04.2007 52 Second tube: 306 m. Bolaman-Persembe. Black Sea road D010
Adana (C&C) 300 2000 01 Second tube: 300 m  
Bitlis I 295   13   D09
Kirkgecit 3 286   51 Second tube: 255 m. Tarsus-Ankara (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Hereke 281   41 Second tube: 281 m. Ankara-Istanbul O4
Tantavi 280   34 Second tube: 280 m. Sile Motorway D016
Eyup Silahtaraga Str.-Gaziosmanpas Str. 268 Under bid 34 City of Istanbul  
Kozbuku 255 04.2007 52 Second tube: 255 m. Bolaman-Persembe. Black Sea road D010
Diliskelesi 220   41 Second tube: 220 m. Ankara-Istanbul O4
Puren 220   70   D825
Kiliseburnu 220 2006   Black Sea Road, section Espiye-Carsibasi D010
Gulek 200   99 Second tube: 200 m. Ankara-Tarsus (TAG Motorway) O21-E90
Aksu 195 2007 52 Black Sea road, section Giresun-Espiye D010
Tekkebak 173 04.2007 52 Second tube: 173 m. Bolaman-Persembe. Black Sea road D010
Kadioglu 120 04.2007 52 Second tube: 120 m. Bolaman-Persembe. Black Sea road D010

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
*: nickname

A warm thank to: Mike Smith, Murat Osken, Haldun Kahyaoglu

Comments and questions to: Eugenio A. Merzagora

 

Legenda: Turkish regions / Regioni della Turchia
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora

  Region Main Town
AEG Aegean Izmir
MAR Marmara Istanbul
BKS Black Sea Samsun
CAN Central Anatolia Ankara
MED Mediterranean Antalya
EAN Eastern Anatolia Erzurum
SEA Southeastern Anatolia Sanli Urfa

 

Car plates in Turkey / Targhe in Turchia / Autokennzeichen aus Turkey
Plaques d’immatriculation en Turquie

C.P. County Reg.
01 Adana MED
02 Adiyaman SEA
03 Afyon CAN
04 Agri EAN
05 Amasya BKS
06 Ankara CAN
07 Antalya MED
08 Artvin EAN
09 Aydin AEG
10 Balikesir MAR
11 Bilecik MAR
12 Bingöl EAN
13 Bitlis EAN
14 Bolu BKS
15 Burdur MED
16 Bursa MAR
17 Çannakkale MAR
18 Çankiri BKS
19 Çorum BKS
20 Denizli AEG
21 Diyarbakir SEA
22 Edirne MAR
23 Elazig EAN
24 Erzincan EAN
25 Erzurum EAN
26 Eskisehir CAN
C.P. County Reg.
27 Gaziantep SEA
28 Giresun BKS
29 Gümüshane BKS
30 Hakkari EAN
31 Hatay (Antakya) MED
32 Isparta MED
33 Içel (Mersin) MED
34 Istanbul MAR
35 Izmir AEG
36 Kars EAN
37 Kastamonu BKS
38 Kayseri CAN
39 Kirklareli MAR
40 Kirsehir CAN
41 Kocaeli (Izmit) MAR
42 Konya CAN
43 Kütahya CAN
44 Malatya EAN
45 Manisa AEG
46 Kahraman Maras SEA
47 Mardin SEA
48 Mugla AEG
49 Mus EAN
50 Nevsehir CAN
51 Nigde CAN
C.P. County Reg.
52 Ordu BKS
53 Rize BKS
54 Sakarya (Adapazari) MAR
55 Samsun BKS
56 Siirt SEA
57 Sinop BKS
58 Sivas CAN
59 Tekirdag MAR
60 Tokat BKS
61 Trabzon BKS
62 Tunceli EAN
63 Sanliurfa SEA
64 Usak CAN
65 Van EAN
66 Yogzat CAN
67 Zongulduk BKS
68 Aksaray CAN
69 Bayburt BKS
70 Karaman CAN
71 Kirikkale CAN
72 Batman SEA
73 Sirnak SEA
74 Bartin BKS
75 Akhisar EAN
76 Alanya EAN
C.P. County Reg.
77 Bafra BKS
78 Bandirma MAR
79 Ceyhan MED
80 Çorlu MAR
81 Dinar CAN
82 Düzce BKS
83 Ercis EAN
84 Eregli CAN
85 Fethiye AEG
86 Gebze MAR
87 Iskenderun MED
88 Karabük BKS
89 Kilis SEA
90 Luleburgaz  
91 Merzifon BKS
92 Nazilli AEG
93 Ozamaniye MED
94 Siverek SEA
95 Söke AEG
96 Susehri CAN
97 Sebinkarahisar BKS
98 Sereflikoçhisar CAN
99 Tarsus MED
100 Tatvan EAN
101 Viransehir SEA

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