Gulf Crossing Bridge with Figures: The construction of the İzmit Bay Crossing Bridge, which is the most important part of the Gebze-Izmir Highway Project that will connect Izmir to Istanbul, is progressing rapidly. 252 meters at the height of the bridge feet planned to exceed the 200 meter. The project, which is expected to cost 10 billion TL, will be able to walk from the bridge in June and in the range of vehicles.
The Izmit Bay Crossing Bridge, which will be the second longest bridge in the world, is built by the Japanese company IHI, which also makes the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. IHI also works with Turkish companies in Ukraine. IHI supported the construction of the bridge to the Dnieper River in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Nurol-Özaltın-Makyol-Astaldi-Yüksel-Göçay Joint Venture Group, the contractor of the Gulf Crossing Bridge, which is expected to cost 10 billion TL, had established a company under the name of Otoban Yatırım İşletme A.Ş. The Nurol-Özaltın-Makyol-Astaldi-Yüksel-Göçay Joint Venture Group, which won the highway tender and laid its foundation, had received suggestions from world giant companies for the bridge. Leading construction companies from China, South Korea and Japan made offers for the Gulf Crossing Bridge, and the joint venture group, which evaluated the offers, reached an agreement with the Japanese firm IHI.
Transition to vehicle starts in December
The construction of the İzmit Bay Crossing Bridge, which is the most important part of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Highway Project that will connect Izmir to Istanbul, continues at full speed. 252 meters at the height of the bridge feet planned to exceed the 200 meter. Completed towers over the sea forming the bridge feet in construction. Parts of the bridge towers were built in Gemlik and brought to a shipyard in Altinova. Here, the parts prepared for the assembly process are mounted by a floating crane leased from abroad. Steel ropes will begin to stretch in February. If there is no problem in the works this year in June, the bridge will be able to walk on the bridge.
35 dollar pass price
The 1 hours by 10 hour will take 1 minutes to the 6 by ferry to the 35 hour, which takes the 50 hour from the gulf. Cars that use the bridge will pay the 0.05 dollar pass price. This number will be XNUMX for trucks and buses. He wants XNUMX for every mile on the motorway.
Gulf Crossing Bridge with Figures
• The height of the towers from the sea surface will be 252 m.
• Tower foundations collapsed to the sea floor for each tower. 204 pieces of steel piles were used in this phase. The towers are 48 meters, the length is 78 meters.
• The bridge's 1000 meter-wide navigation channel is referred to as the minimum gabari 64 meter in the vessel navigation channel.
• Bridge deck 3 strip departure, 3 strip is planned as arrival. On both sides there is a pedestrian-maintenance platform.
• A steel viaduct of approximately 1400 m length will be constructed to the south of the bridge independently of the bridge.
4 separate traffic guarantee In the project, 4 has a separate traffic guarantee. 40 thousand cars for the Gebze-Orhangazi section, 35 thousand cars for the Orhangazi-Bursa (Ovaakça Junction) section, 17 thousand cars for the segmentation of Bursa (Karacabey Junction) - Balıkesir-Edremit section and 23 thousand automobile warranty for the Balıkesir-Edremit division are given. The loss of income due to the fact that the number of traffic remains below the guarantee will be paid to the company that is assigned by the administration in April of the following year.