How Osmangazi Bridge was Made: Dilovası Osmangazi Bridge's opening countdown continues. Preparations for the opening ceremony to be held on 30 June are about to be completed. Works are carried out on the bridge 7/24. A beautiful shopping center building was built on the entrance of the bridge and overlooking the Dilovasi. We toured the bridge with the new minister. Really proud of Turkey.
The Osman Gazi Bridge, also known as the Izmit Bay Bridge or the Gulf Crossing Bridge, is the suspension bridge between Dilovasi Dil Burnu of the Izmit Bay and the Herzegovina Cape of Altinova in the east of the Marmara Sea within the Gebze - Izmir Highway Project. The middle span of the suspension bridge, which is being built within the scope of Gebze - Orhangazi - İzmir Highway Project, is 1.550 meters and its total length is 2682 meters.
In the tender announcement of the Gebze - İzmir highway project, published at the beginning of 2008, Osman Gazi Bridge included three routes, three turns (six lanes) highway and one departure and one turn two railway lines. However, in August 2008, the railway lines were removed with the “addendum number 1” and on September 27, 2010,
Gebze - İzmir highway contract was signed
On March 21, 2015, one of the guide cables, called Catwalk, that would carry the main cables on the bridge, was broken. Installation of the broken rope was made between May 31 and June 4.
With the opening of Izmit Bay Bridge, which is the most important part of the Istanbul-Izmir Motorway, the distance between Istanbul and Izmir will go down to 3.5.
The bridge between Izmit Dilovası and Yalova Hersek Cape, which cost 1.1 billion dollars, is the fourth biggest suspension bridge in the world with a thousand 550 meter length between the two towers. The bridge will serve with a total of 3 lanes, including 3 departures and 6 arrivals. There will also be a service strip on the bridge.
When the Dilovası Osman Gazi Bridge is completed, 2 will go down to the 1 hour and 6 hours to the 165 hour. When opened, Turkey will provide annual savings XNUMX million dollars to the economy.
President Erdoğan Puts the Final Plate
In the Gulf Crossing Bridge, the foundation of which was laid in 2013 and described as the neck of the Izmit Bay, the last deck was placed in place with a ceremony held by Yalova with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Erdogan, Davutoglu and Yildirim tightened the last screws of the Osman Gazi Bridge, which is the most important leg of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway, which will reduce the distance between Istanbul and Izmir to 3.5 hours.
On the bridge where the 112 deck has been placed so far, the 113 bin 2 meter bridge has been reached by foot. The 682 kilometer section of the motorway between Altınova and Gemlik was also put into service at a ceremony.
In his speech at the opening, President Erdoğan pointed out that the bridge was one of the first to be completed among the 2023 projects. Erdogan, the ceremony had said "This is Turkey's motorways. The project will only be opened at the end of next month when we tighten the 40 kilometer section and the last deck of which we are opening, and the bridge will provide great relief in the transportation of the region. You remember tails on holidays? It's not going to happen anymore, it's going to be history. The 13 kilometer from Gebze to Gemlik will be opened at the end of next month. 50 minutes will be reduced to 20 minutes. Altinova-Gemlik 1-1.5 reduced the time to 6 to find the time. The time is money. Here's the economy, this is the economy. We convert time into cash. Formerly, the vehicle going from Gebze to Dilovası at the 2.5 hour will travel in less than half an hour.
President Erdoğan Announces the Bridge
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the name of the bridge at the end of his speech. Erdoğan görev As a result of our consultations, we are the heirs of a blessed history and it is the duty of such a generation to carry the architects of this blessed history in the same way to the future. Prime Minister and the Minister evaluated with him that we said that we should put the name of Osman Gazi Bridge. Is it okay? Is it beautiful? Osman Gazi is not inherited from us? Join the late Osman Gazi Bridge with Orhan Gazi. Good luck. Hayır
When will the bridge be opened?
The works on the Osman Gazi Bridge, which is planned to open on June 30, continue in a frenetic manner. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım announced that the bridge will open on Thursday (June 30th) in a program in Istanbul. We also look forward to the opening.
How long will the bridge pass?
The bridge crossing fee will be 35 dollars plus VAT. This figure corresponds to 102 Turkish Liras without VAT. In the statement made by the Ministry, it was stated that the tariff with a price of 35 dollars plus VAT is for the round trip and it is stated that the only round trip is 25 dollars plus VAT.
Kenan Sofuoğlu to Try Speed Record at Osman Gazi Bridge
National motorcyclist Kenan Sofuoğlu announced that he will attempt a 400-kilometer record at the opening ceremony of his name Osman Gazi Bridge. Saying that he had met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and explained the project for the opening program of the bridge, the national motorcyclist said:
“I want to try the record attempt at the opening of Osman Gazi Bridge. We talked to our president on the phone. Our President Recep Tayyip Erdogan supported my project with the speed attempt at the opening of Osman Gazi Bridge and said he would be proud of such a record attempt at the opening. I want to achieve this record on the bridge by taking life safety measures. This weekend I will participate in the 8th foot race of the World Supersport Championship in Italy. I will test on the bridge after the Italy race. I will consider wind and other natural factors. ”
Who is Osman Gazi?
So, who is the name of Osman Gazi who gave his name to the bridge? I would like to give you some information about Osman Gazi.
Osman Gazi was the first Ottoman Sultan to establish the Ottoman Empire and Osmanogullari and to give his name to his state and family. He was also called Kara Osman, Fahruddin and Muinuddin. After his death, Osman Gazi was called Khan and Sultan. Because towards the end of his life, he became the leader.
Osman Gazi was born in 1258 in Sogut or Osmancik. Her father is Ertuğrul Gazi and her mother is Halime Hatun. Osman Gazi, who replaced his father when he was 24, made his first marriage with Mal Hatun, the mother of Orhan Gazi around 1280. Towards 1289, when she married Rabbi Bala Hatun, daughter of Sheikh Edebali, her influence and power increased. Şehzade Alaaddin was born from this marriage.
Osman Gazi, who was a tribal man in the place of his father in 1281, according to one view, Seljuk Sultan II. Gıyâseddin Mesud's edict that Söğüd and his surroundings were allocated to him in 1284, and the ak sancak, tuğ, and mehterhane and end men he gifted with him. The conquest of Karacahisar in 1288 or 1291 and his teaching of sermons to Dursun Fakih on his behalf means that Osman Gazi gained his semi-independence.
It is a response to Byzantine raids. Osman Gazi conquered Yarhisar and Bilecik in 1299 and transferred his principality center to Bilecik. This date was accepted as the foundation year of the Ottoman Empire for the reasons explained earlier.
On January 27, 1300, Seljuk Sultan III. With the sentence of Aladdin Keykubad to Osman Gazi, the king, the kingdom of the kingdom, and the kingdom of Osman Gazi, Osman Gazi became an independent lord.
Harmankaya Hakim Köse Mihal Bey was converted to Islam by 1313 and Mekece, Akhisar and Gölpazarı became the Ottomans. Osman Gazi, the principality in 1324 handed over to his son Orhan Bey.
Osman Gazi, who died at the age of 1324 in February, without seeing the conquest of Bursa in 67, upon his will, was taken from Söküd where he was buried temporarily, and after 2.5 year after 1326 he was buried in Gümüş Künbed in Bursa.
His father 4800 km2 16.000 km2 XMAN XYUMX out of Orhan and Alaaddin Osman Gazi's other children are as follows: Fatma Hatun, Savci Bey, Melik Bey, Hamid Bey, Pazarli Bey and Coban Bey.
Indeed our region and will provide significant value to Turkey bridge. I wanted to make a note of the history by following all the stages step by step, recording both the pen and the camera, from the day the bridge was planned to be opened. Although the official name of the bridge is Osman Gazi, we prefer to call Dilovası Osmangazi Bridge. I want all Kocaels to pronounce the name of the bridge as Dilovasi Osman Gazi Bridge.