Izmit Gulf Crossing Bridge will be reduced to how many minutes

The Osmangazi Bridge
The Osmangazi Bridge

Izmit Gulf Crossing Bridge will be taken to how many minutes will be: Curiosity is expected to work on the Izmir highway project. The completion of the project is expected to increase the value of many regions. The value will increase in the regions of Bursa.

The work continues on the İzmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge, which is the fourth largest suspension bridge in the world.

The Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir (including the İzmit Bay Crossing and Connection Roads) Motorway Project, which is known as the Istanbul-Izmir Highway Project, will benefit most of the people with land and housing in the region.


From Istanbul to Izmir, from the 9 hour to the 3,5 hour, there will be a change from transportation to tourism.

The total length of the 433 project, the length of the 10 project, is 2009 billion dollars. 29 was built with the Izmir Motorway Build Operate Transfer Model. The groundbreaking ceremony of the bridge was carried out on 2010 October XNUMX.


The starting point of the project is Gebze, and the highway to be built between the Dilovası and Hersek Cape places the Gulf of Izmit with the length of approximately 3 to Asma Bridge and viaducts on both sides, and continues to connect to Bursa by the Ovaakça junction.

When the project is completed, the Izmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge will be one of the world's largest bridges.

The new highway will start from the junction of Bursa (Karacabey) and after the current Bursa ring road, it will reach Balıkesir by passing through the north of Susurluk.

Further, the highway leading from the west of Balıkesir to the south, Savaştepe, passing near Soma, Kırkağaç districts, is heading west towards Turgutlu and proceeds parallel to the İzmir - Uşak state road and finally connects to the Anatolian High School Junction on the İzmir Ring Road.


When the transition times of the gulf according to transportation alternatives are evaluated; 1 hours pass by 20 hour, ferry pass by using the existing road with the bay 45 ~ 60 minutes; With the planned Gulf Pass (12 kilometer), the 6 will fall to the minute.

The transportation to Bursa, 2,5-3 hours, is now 1 hours, and the 8-10 hours and 3,5-4 watches will be taken to 2-2,5 hours.


Balıkesir and Manisa, which are located on the route, are expected to be the new attraction area for industrial investments which have exceeded the regional capacity in İstanbul and Bursa.

The project, which will provide additional contribution to the developing industrialization of the Eskişehir-Bozüyük-Bilecik region, which is located around the route with the Manisa and Balıkesir provinces on the route, will also pave the way for new investments in this region.

Karamürsel, Dilovası, Körfez and Gebze districts, where the bridge that forms an aesthetic appearance with its illumination, became the center of attraction.

Housing prices and rents increased by approximately 15 to 25 in regions where the bridge will benefit. Regions are mostly demanded from Istanbul and Arabs.

On the other hand, many large construction companies in Bursa and Gebze have planted their housing projects while in Izmir. In terms of Gebze, the connection to Yalova, Bursa, Balıkesir, Manisa and İzmir will be easier. On the Karamürsel-Yalova-Orhangazi axis, there will be significant growth in industrial and residential areas.


Tourists from all over the world to Istanbul, the two cities between the 3 hour, using the highway advantage to take advantage of the tourism tourist who want to pull to Izmir project also hopeful. Tourists coming to Istanbul will be able to reach Izmir, which is 3,5 hours away. Or it will be much easier for tourists who want to come to Izmir and see Istanbul.

In this respect, the project is expected to make significant contributions to the economic viability of the Marmara and Aegean Regions, where much of the country's economy is formed.


İzmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge, which is the biggest foot of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway Project which will reduce the transportation time between Istanbul and İzmir from 9 to 3,5 hours, has increased the value of land and houses in the region.

Especially when the project is completed; Antalya transportation, which has great tourism potential, after the Bay Bridge; Following the route from Bursa to the route coming from Sakarya Bozüyük'te intersect.

With the construction of Gebze - Orhangazi - Bursa - Balıkesir - Izmir Motorway, Edirne-Kinali-Istanbul-Ankara Motorway will be connected to Izmir-Aydin Motorway and the Marmara Region will be connected to the Aegean region by the motorway network.

Economic losses resulting from the increase in Vehicle Operation Expenses (increased fuel consumption, vehicle maintenance and repair expenses etc.) will be eliminated.

Istanbul-Izmir Motorway, which includes the Bay Bridge, will develop the cities on its route. The project will increase land and house prices in Izmit, Bursa and Yalova, while housing projects will increase.

Environmental factors such as emission increases caused by traffic congestion and noise pollution will be minimized.

Traffic accidents caused by the inadequacy of the geometric standard of the existing road will be reduced.

With the project, the traffic load of Gebze - İzmit axis opened to Anatolia will decrease by 30.

The advantages that the whole highway will shorten the distance to the 95 mileage according to the current state route are calculated in the feasibility studies, resulting in the 8-10 hour of 3-3,5 hours to be reduced to 650-XNUMX hours and in return XNUMX million dollars will be saved.


The construction period of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway Build-Operate-Transfer project was determined as 7 year. The construction of the Gebze-Gemlik section of the İzmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge is expected to be completed and opened to traffic. The construction of Izmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge is planned to be completed until the end of March 2016.


The bridge toll is announced as 35 dollar + VAT. The toll booths of the Gebze-Izmir highway are also ready to download Istanbul-Izmir trip to 3,5 hours.

In the Gebze - Orhangazi section, which is expected to be opened to traffic in the first stage of the project, the main control center, regional control center and the toll collection offices in Altinova Junction Box Office area were delivered.

User trainings of delivered systems have been started. The delivery of the Orhangazi, Kılıç and Gemlik Crossroads will also take place in the near future.

The system uses OGS, HGS, credit card and toll boxes that accept all cash payments. In addition, electronic payments such as OGS and HGS can be checked for immediate balance by checking the balance of the users' balances.

Automatic plate recognition technology for the front and rear plates of the vehicles was used in all of the entrances and exits. The system also includes independent vehicle counting and classification features for inspections.

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