The first bridge was placed on the Gulf Crossing Bridge

The first bridge was placed on the Gulf Crossing Bridge: The works on the İzmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge are progressing rapidly. The first was placed between the last two towers.
The first bridge was placed between the two towers on the İzmit Bay Crossing Bridge, which will be the fourth largest suspension bridge in the world. The work on the bridge, which constitutes the biggest leg of the Gebze Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway Project, which will reduce the time between Istanbul and İzmir from 9 to 3,5 hours, continues. A bridge was placed on the north tower of the bridge which will reduce the Gulf crossing to 6 minutes. It was the first deck placed between the two towers.
ROPES CONNECTING
The 11 meter 80 is 70 centimeter. After attaching the clamps to the main cables of the bridge, the suspension ropes will be connected.
650 $ million savings
The advantages of the whole highway will shorten the distance to 95 by the existing state route, while the advantages will be calculated in the feasibility studies, resulting in savings of around 650 million dollars per year.
The first deck was placed on the Gulf Crossing Bridge, which will reduce the transportation time between Istanbul and Izmir to 3 hours.
The main bridge between the Istanbul and Izmir to the 3 hour, which will reduce the time of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway, which is the most important part of the bridge in the Gulf Bridge began to be placed. A total of 1 decks will be installed on the Gulf Crossing Bridge, which will reduce the crossing of Izmit Bay from 6 and a half to 113 minutes. The first deck, which will be placed above the sea, was placed today.
55 TON WEIGHT
The first deck of 7 weighed by the floating crane 55 was placed at a height of 70 at sea level. A total of 11 meters were placed in the first basin with a width of 80 centimeters. The first installation of the Bay Bridge over the sea will remain in its present location until the completion of the work on the suspension ropes. Then the suspension ropes will be fixed to the final place.
The bridge is expected to be completed by April on the Gulf Crossing Bridge, which will shorten the distance to 95 by the current state route. The bridge is expected to be opened after completion of the assembly of the entire deck and suspension ropes.

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