Şehzadeler Tunnel (Turkish: Şehzadeler Tüneli), is a highway tunnel constructed on the Samsun-Çorum highway D.795 E95 in Amasya Province, northern Turkey.

Şehzadeler Tunnel
Şehzadeler Tüneli
LocationMerzifon, Amasya Province
Coordinates40°54′09″N 35°38′05″E / 40.90250°N 35.63472°E / 40.90250; 35.63472
Şehzadeler Tunnel is located in Turkey
Şehzadeler Tunnel
Şehzadeler Tunnel
Location of Şehzadeler Tunnel in Turkey
Route D.795 E95
Work begun2005
ConstructedFermanoğlu Construction Company
Opened15 February 2009; 15 years ago (2009-02-15)
OperatorGeneral Directorate of Highways
Length392 and 392 m (1,286 and 1,286 ft)
No. of lanes2 x 2
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)

It is situated near Bayat village of Merzifon, Amasya. The 392 and 392 m (1,286 and 1,286 ft)-long twin-tube tunnel carrying two lanes of traffic in each direction. The 19 Mayıs Tunnel follows the Şehzadeler Tunnel in direction Samsun.

The tunnel was opened to traffic on 15 February 2009 by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.[1]

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  1. ^ Bayram OK - İlyas GÜN (2009-02-15). "Direksiyon Erdoğan'da". Haberturk (in Turkish). Retrieved 2016-08-15.

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