Karaismailoğlu said, “We aim to unearth our heirloom bridges and bring them together with our citizens. These historical bridges are important values of our country. "We are bringing our historical bridges to tourism."
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that there are 2378 registered stone, wood, iron and reinforced concrete historical bridges in the country and 316 historical bridges belonging to the Ottoman period abroad, mostly in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2020 of the bridge in 57, while since 2003 the Minister Karaismailoğlu notifying the completion of a total of 373 historic bridge restoration work in the historic noted that Turkey is an important value for the bridge.
"We will carry out the construction and repair of many more roads, bridges, inns and baths together"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, underlining that the restorations of the bridges such as the historical Malabadi Bridge, Kızılin (Göksu) bridge, Taşköprü (Kastamonu), Büyükçekmece (Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Bridge) and Ani (Ocaklı) Bridge, which had an important function in the period they were built, were completed and brought back to our cultural heritage: continued:
“On the other hand, the historical Sangarios (Justinianus) Bridge, İkizdere (Çatma Bridge), 19th century. The works of the historical Çaylı, Güvem, Yurtpınarköyü, Bayramören Bridges in Çankırı, which were built in the Ottoman Period and reached today with their original details, and Aktaş, Çakırlar, Dörtocak, Yakaören and Damlaçay Wooden Bridges in Kastamonu province continue according to national and international restoration principles.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We aim to bring our historical bridges to light and bring them together with our citizens. We ensure that historical bridges, which are of great importance in terms of both cultural history and technology history, are restored and preserved in accordance with the original in order to document, keep alive and transfer them to future generations. These historical bridges are important values of our country. We bring our historical bridges to tourism. "We will carry out the construction and repair of many more roads, bridges, inns and baths together with the strong leadership and support of our President and the determination to succeed.