Governor of Istanbul Ali EricayaAnnounced two new decisions. Yerlikaya, subject to enforcement services being carried out by state agencies and having the lowest level of personnel. All employees working in the public sector have announced that they will be considered on leave on Friday, March 11, 2022, with the exception of security, health and transportation services. Yerlikaya announced today that it will ban the use of motorcycles and electric scooters until further notice at 19.00.
“Don’t go out for traffic unless you need it. Give priority to public transport,” Erikaya warned citizens. “Another important warning is to put winter tires on your car. That’s what we need to do. “
Click-Imamoul: It will snow tomorrow in the evening. Our citizens should not take a light look at the traffic and leave by private car.
The statement of Governor Ericaya is as follows:
“According to a comprehensive weather forecast presentation made by the Meteorology Regional Bureau at our conference, we evaluate all the measures we can take against heavy snowfall and the negatives that can be caused by heavy snowfall. We have taken and continue to take all necessary administrative measures for the health and safety of our citizens. All relevant agencies are open 24 hours a day against bad weather, snow and freezing. 754 people on the 473 km road network in the area of responsibility of the First Regional Bureau of the Highway with 209 vehicles, and 215 employees on the 148 km road network in the area responsible for the operation of the North Marmala Expressway ICA. There are 215 employees, 117 vehicles, 170 personnel in the 92 km road network of the 92 km road network in the area of responsibility of the Northern Highway Administration, 73 vehicles in the metropolitan area and 22,000 in all local governments. 377 personnel and 4,457 vehicles; we have taken the necessary security measures with 2,554 employees working in 435 teams at 87 points in the Constitutional Corps Command.
As you know, we stopped teaching at schools, universities, day care centers and kindergartens until March 14th. At the same time, today we have decided to take leave for personnel working in facilities other than security, health and transportation services. Our Minister of Interior, Minister of Transport and Trade, is following the process every moment. At 04:00 at night, heavy trucks and truck entry from Thrace and Anatolia to Istanbul, and their traffic in the city were stopped. As of 10:40 am today, these vehicles were passed in a controlled manner in the light of data received from meteorology. Crossing is permitted as long as weather conditions permit. We hope that all drivers will have a safe journey.
We also thank our Red Crescent for not missing the hot soup all night in the highway service and parking.
Based on scientific data and consultation, we are taking necessary measures against these bad weather, which are expected to continue for the next few days. After the previous evaluation, we made two new decisions. The first is that we have decided to allocate the minimum number of personnel to carry out compulsory services in the facility and to take leave for civil servants. Friday, March 11th, apart from security and health transportation services. During pregnancy, people with disabilities and employees with disabilities will be on leave on Friday, March 11. As of 19:00 today, motorcycles and scooters will not be allowed until the next announcement.
Do not go out to traffic unless absolutely necessary. Use public transportation. Another important caveat is that you need to install winter tires on your vehicle. Our 112 emergency call centers are in your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Last but not least, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all the employees who worked day and night due to the effects of snow and bad weather. “