YSS Bridge and Eurasia Tunnel relieved traffic in Istanbul: Traffic index survey conducted by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality determined the effect of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Eurasia Tunnel on intercontinental bridge crossing traffic.
- Sultan Selim Bridge, FSM Bridge traffic rate of% 80,
-Avrasya Tunnel, 15 July Martyrs' Bridge traffic was relieved by% 30 rate.
The research carried out by using the eli Traffic Intensity Index ü model developed by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department Engineers investigated the effect of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Eurasia Tunnel on intercontinental traffic.
With the opening of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the traffic of the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (FSM) was observed at a rate of% 80.
YSS Bridge Travel Time Reduced 40
In the scope of the research; Travel periods before and after the opening of the YSS Bridge between January and October of 2016 were examined. FSM Bridge Shortening of% 42 in Europe-Anatolia travel time,
In the Anatolian-European direction, it was observed that there was a shortening of up to% 28.
Eurasian Tunnel Increases Average Speeds% 30
In the study, the average velocities between October and December of the 2016 year before the opening of the Eurasia Tunnel were also investigated. The Eurasian Tunnel and the revised coastal road were found to provide significant relief in traffic through the bridge crossings and D100 and TEM routes.
After the Eurasia Tunnel was opened; 15 July Martyrs Bridge In the Anatolian-European direction (evening peak hour), the average speed up to% 30 is increased and the travel time is reduced by up to% 23. It is observed that shortening up to.