About Us

Director General



Abdulkadir URALOĞLU was born in Trabzon in 1966. He graduated from Karadeniz Technical University, Department of Civil Engineering in 1988 and started his career as a Field Engineer in the private sector in the same year.


He began his working life in the General Directorate of Highways as a Survey Team Engineer at Erzurum 12th Regional Directorate in 1988. After working in various positions at Ankara 4th Regional Directorate between the years 1990-1998, he was appointed as the Road Construction Chief Engineer of Erzurum 12th Regional Directorate in 1998.


In 2003, He was appointed as the Deputy Regional Director of Erzurum 12th Regional Directorate and carried out this duty in the period of 2003 and 2005. Then, Mr.URALOĞLU was appointed as the Regional Director of Kayseri 6th Regional Directorate in 2005 and a year later, became the  Regional Director of Samsun 7th Regional Directorate in 2006.


Mr.URALOĞLU, who also worked as the Regional Director of Bursa 14th Regional Directorate for a short period of time in 2009, returned to Samsun as the Regional Director and after performing for 6,5 years at Samsun 7th Regional Directorate, he was appointed as the Regional Director of İzmir 2nd Regional Directorate in 2012.


Some important large scale projects in which Mr.URALOĞLU involved are as follows;


- Ankara-Kayseri Highway construction  in 2005,

- Black Sea Coastal Road construction including Turkey's longest highway tunnel Ordu Nefise Akçelik in 2007,

- Ankara-Samsun Highway construction in 2009,

- Sinop-Boyabat (Tunnel Passage) Road construction in 2009,

- Konak Tunnels in 2015,

- İzmir Motorway construction between Harmandalı and Koyundere Junction,

- Aydın Motorway construction in 2016,

- Sabuncubeli Tunnel Project which was opened to traffic in 2018,

- Ankara-Pozantı Motorway construction,

- Northern Route of TETEK(Turkey Transit Highway) Project,

- Bozüyük-Bilecik-Mekece Road construction,

- Bursa Motorway construction,

- Menemen-Aliağa-Çandarlı Motorway construction,

- İzmir Gulf Transition (IZKARAY) Project,


In addition to these projects, Mr.URALOĞLU has supervised the construction of 1527 km divided highway and motorways in the frame work of Divided Highway Development Program.


Mr.URALOĞLU was appointed as the Director General of General Directorate of Highways on July 23,2018 following his duty at İzmir 2nd Regional Directorate.