Posted on 20 December 2017
The General Directorate of Highways (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Karayolları Genel Müdürlüğü) (KGM) is a state agency in charge of the construction and maintenance of all public roadways outside of cities and towns in Turkey. It was established on March 1, 1950 following the acceptance of the International Highways Act in 1949. The agency is a sub unit of the Ministry of Transport and Communication. Current head of the agency is Mehmet Cahit Turhan.