30 November Friday

The IMM is Ready for Winter Season

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) has completed its preparations for the winter months to go smoothly and to continue the normal course of the city life. Winter Preparatory Assessment Meeting was held at IMM Disaster Coordination Center (AKOM).

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) has completed its preparations for the winter months to go smoothly and to continue the normal course of the city life. Winter Preparatory Assessment Meeting was held at IMM Disaster Coordination Center (AKOM).

The meeting, which was chaired by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Secretary General Hayri BARAÇLI, discussed the efforts to combat snow and ice and pond during the winter months. İBB Deputy Secretary-General Mevlüt BULUT and Adil KARAİSMAİLOĞLU, Head of Fire Department Ali KARAHAN, Head of Road Maintenance and Infrastructure Coordination Department Muhammed ŞAHİN, Support Services, Rail Systems, Municipal Police, Food and Livestock, Health Departments, AKOM, White Desk and other related departments , İETT, İSKİ, İGDAŞ, İSTAÇ, İSFALT, Metro İstanbul companies, Provincial Security Directorate, General Directorate of Highways and Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and ring road operator ICA and Istanbul New Airport operator IGA company representatives attended the meeting.

All units will work in coordination so that it will make life easier for the citizens to support the work. In particular, the use of winter tires will become widespread.

147 Blade Tractor will be given to the Service of Villages 

During the meeting, the winter months were discussed. Providing information on the preparations for winter at the Department of Road Maintenance and Infrastructure Coordination of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, a total of 1357 vehicles and construction machinery with 7083 staff in three shifts will be taken part in the struggle for winter. 300 pieces of saltbox will be placed again in critical locations. In Istanbul, a total of 7 thousand 373 km in the network, including the mainstream of the 399 intervention points, 399 intervention points were recorded.

To be used in the village roads 147 car snow plow equipped with chauffeured tractors will be given to the village mukhtars. It will support 6 snow-covered cabins and, if necessary, with snow plow works at the airport. The IMM teams will add vehicles to the Highways teams when necessary.

48 Rescue Remover 24 Hours 

In order to intervene in the traffic that is closed due to vehicle accidents and shifts, 48 attractive cranes will be kept ready for 24 hours at critical points of Anatolian and European sides. In order to prevent any problems on the Metrobus route, 31 barracks combat vehicle will serve.

60 critical points will be followed by the BEUS (Ice Early Warning System). Additional measures were taken for the 15 BEUS system and traffic control cameras for Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and the ring roads. Salt bags (10 thousand tons) will be left to critical points and intersections throughout Istanbul.

All Works will be Coordinated from AKOM

The combat activities will be carried out under the coordination of AKOM. The snow plows and road opening works of the vehicles will be followed by the existing vehicle tracking system and the vehicles will be directed to other regions if necessary.

Collecting centers were planned for the homeless people living on the street. Police, police, and ambulances will be collected after the health check of the homeless people will be done after they are collected by police, municipality police, and medical teams. District Municipalities will bring homeless citizens identified in their districts to the guesthouses of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

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