The Gulf Bridge Has Ended Step by Step: The Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir highway project, which will reduce the distance between Istanbul and Izmir to 3.5 hours, is approaching the end. 14 decks that will bring the two sides of the Gulf together in the construction of Izmit Bay Bridge, one of the most important crossing points of the project, In the construction of the bridge, almost an army of workers is working at a height of 10 meters.To complete the 252 billion dollar project, 1.1 workers, most of whom are Turkish, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Korean and Japanese workers, continue their work feverishly day and night.
The construction of the 100 thousand 130-meter-long Bay Bridge, one of the most important passage routes of the highway, which is thought to greatly relieve traffic on TEM, D-2 and E-682 highways between Istanbul and Izmir, continues uninterruptedly.
The end of the installation of the last 14 deck was started to be poured onto the bridge. The work on the asphalt pavement in the Altınova Hersek Cape section continues. When the motorway connections of the gulf project are completely completed, this road will be the longest route completed in a single time with the length of 427 this time. Around the 3 also worked the work machine.
The bridge will be the second longest span bridge in the world, which will have a width of one thousand 550 meters. The 18 toll booth area, 212 highway maintenance business center, seven service area and seven parks.