Final preparations for the decks on the Gulf Crossing Bridge: Final preparations are being made for the installation of the decks on the Izmit Gulf Crossing Bridge.
Final preparations are being made for the placement of the decks on the Izmit Bay Crossing Bridge, which is the most important part of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir highway project, where Feridun Bilgin, former minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, will open in March 2016. Anchored to the port of Haydarpaşa to extend the length of the giant floating crane to be used for laying the decks and attaching oblique hangers. As of mid-December, after the main cable is laid and the inclined hangers are installed, the decks will begin to be laid one after the other and the two sides will join.
TO CONNECT THE MAIN CABLE
While the Izmit Bay Crossing Bridge is about 4 months to the planned opening, preparations have come to the end to begin laying the bridge decks that will carry the vehicles. It is stated that the main cable that will carry the decks connecting the two sides consists of a total of 330 thousand meters of thin steel cable. It was learned that the main cable was completed with a 85 percent partial withdrawal process. Following the completion of the main cable, the installation of the slanted hangers will begin.
GIANT CRANE UPGRADES IN HAYDARPAŞA PORT
The floating crane er Taklif 7 N, which will be used in the mounting of bridge decks and sloping hangers, was taken to Haydarpaşa Port for raising the height. After the completion of the lifting of the giant floating crane, which was taken to the southern part of the port, it was stated that it would go to İzmit bay. Until the end of the works related to the floating crane, it was learned that the port was banned and the ships were prohibited in case of an accident. In the coming days after the completion of the installation of the main cable, oblique hangers will be assembled. Then, in mid-December, the decks will be brought to the ground under the bridge by sea.
In total, the 2 682 meter planned as a bridge in the middle of the middle of the 500 meters will be a thousand meters and the world's fourth largest bridge with the middle opening was specified. When the bridge is over, 3 will serve as 3 lanes for going and 6 arrival. There will also be a service strip on the bridge. When the Gulf Transition Bridge is completed, the 2 hour is currently going around the Gulf, with the ferry to the 1 hour, the gulf transition time will go down to the average 6 hour. Izmit Bay Transition Bridge 1.1 is realized with a billion dollar investment. When the project is completed, 8-10 hour will continue at 3,5 hour and 650 million dollars will be saved.