ICA has become the first ever company from Turkey that has been accepted as a full member of the European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures (ASECAP) which is the reference organization for preparing and amending legislations in the in terms of private motorway operations, fee collecting, maintenance and repair works in the European Union. ICA General Manager Atilla Gokce has said in this regard: “As private motorway operator of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Ring Motorway, we are continuing to be among the firsts in Turkey in international stage as well.”
ICA, the consortium of IC Ictas Insaat and Astaldi, which was achieved global standards with the construction and operation of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Ring Motorway, has been accepted as a member for European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures (ASECAP). ICA has become the first full member of ASECAP which includes companies from 22 countries that operate more than 50 thousand kilometers of motorways, bridges and tunnels and accepts only one member from each country.
Stating that they continue to be among the firsts in Turkey in international stage as well by becoming a member of ASECAP which presents the opportunity to create a network of motorway operators in Europe, ICA General Manager Atilla Gokce has made the following statement: “As the private operator of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Ring Motorway, providing drivers with a high quality, safe and comfortable journey has always been our priority goal. We have become the first ever company from Turkey that has been accepted as a full member of the 22 country organization ASECAP. Being included amongst the members who form most of the motorway network of Europe is a great honor for us. Private motorway operating which has started many years ago in Europe, is a quite recent business field for Turkey. We are continuing our works to perform them in the best possible way with the awareness of being Turkey’s one of the first motorway operators. Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Ring Motorway, connects Europe and Asia physically. We believe that we will improve our services to higher standards thanks to ASECAP’s broad experience and know-how. We also think that we can support ASECAP with our experience and know-how arising from synthesis of Europe and Asia.”
Founded by at 1973 by 7 companies which includes a French, an Italian, an Austrian, a Greek, a Portuguese and a Norwegian, ASECAP not only provides the opportunity to create a direct network of European motorway infrastructure operators, but it ensures you to directly access technical, administrative, financial and statistical data regarding construction, maintenance and operation of motorways, bridges and similar structures with its motorway improvement policy. With more than 50.000 kilometers of motorways, bridges and tunnels in 22 countries, its members from most of the Trans-European Motorway Network. ASECAP which coordinates relations with international organizations, EU institutions and main stakeholders of the industry, ensures its members to share information regarding construction, maintenance and operation of tolled infrastructure. Aiming at providing customers with high quality service by arranging technical, administrative and financial work meetings for efficient traffic management; ASECAP will continue its work in the future by focusing on improving service, safety and environmental safety.
ICA was founded by joint venture of IC Ictas Insaat which has carried out massive projects successfully both in our country and abroad, and Astaldi which is one of the leading construction companies in the world, to implement seemingly impossible projects by pushing the boundaries of modern engineering techniques through its international experience. ICA which carried out both architectural and engineering projects beyond world standards, works towards continuing its success in the future through its dynamic organization structure, its synergy and its employees who are professionals in their fields.
Extension of St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport which was concluded in 2015, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Ring Motorway Project which was opened in August, 2016 and St. Petersburg Western High-Speed Diameter (WHSD) which was commissioned in December 2016 are among the projects that ICA has carried out.
Today ICA is rapidly continuing the M11 Motorway Project which is one of the major transportation investments in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and will connect Moscow, the capital of Russian Federation with the country’s one of the most important cities, St. Petersburg. Also IKA consortium which ICA is part of, is working on the Menemen-Aliaga-Candarlı Motorway project which will connect Izmir’s one of the leading districts in terms of industry and trade, Aliaga to Candarli Port.