The General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) issued a tender for the Kayaş-Kırıkkale Section-I Infrastructure Construction works (Elmadağ-Kırıkkale section; between km:45+440 – 74+100; except Viaducts V7-V9-V10-V15). Söğüt Constr. Contr. Pet. Food Trans. Export & Import, Inc. and YDA Construction Industry and Trade, Inc. Partnership is undertaking the project. The planned date of completion of the project is March 2019. The contract covers bored tunnels (a total of 5 with a total length of 8,450 m); cut-and-cover tunnels (a total of 4 with a total length of 2,570 m); viaducts (a total of 6 with a length of 1,837 m); excavations on the route and for engineering structures (8,200,000 m3), and fillings on the route (1,100,000 m3). The rate of completion as of the end of 2017 was 23%.
Ankara-Sivas High-Speed Train Project Infrastructure Works