General Directorate of Highways also among the founding members of the organization held in Turkey, where Bridges and Civil Society 3. The International İstanbul Bridge Conference was held at the Istanbul Hilton Hotel with the participation of Enver İSKURT, Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, and Abdulkadir URALOĞLU, General Director of Highways at 5-6 November 2018.
İSKURT, which aims to present a continuous discussion platform that will bring safe, sustainable and economically feasible solutions to be developed by bringing together the worldwide bridge engineering community, aims to provide a continuous discussion platform. With the use of new systems and materials, we have achieved significant progress in solving the problems in bridge design and construction. he said.
the development of a robust and efficient transport infrastructure in Turkey, neighboring countries, saying that the utmost importance for the integration of European economies İSKURT, increasing the volume of trade and economic development, Europe, stated consistently that it will increase the demand for transport in the Mediterranean basin and Western and Central Asia. İSKURT said that the quality, cost and efficiency of transportation services are gaining commercial importance as domestic and international passenger and freight transportation is increasing day by day and added that our country has become increasingly prominent in the connection between European Union, Middle East, Caucasus, Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea.
General Director of Highways Abdulkadir URALOĞLU said that the bridges are not only the two sides of the water but also the architectural masterpieces that connect the past and the future. URALOGLU stated that the bridges, which are part of the cultural heritage, are indebted to future generations in order to build a country with wider prosperity.
In circumstances that indicate changes in the world and developments in Turkey that advanced technology suitable properties on the bridge are made, rather than small-span bridges for the road due to the mountainous terrain of our country in order to achieve the desired geometric standards, dams or large-span bridges URALOĞL said projected in the valley gorge, the last He gave the following information about the bridge works by explaining the different types of bridge construction techniques such as Balanced Cantilever Bridge, Stretched Bridge Bridge, Suspension Bridge and Hybrid (Hanging and Oblique Suspended) bridge in our road network in the following years:
Yüzde The 2003 2018 bridge between the 259 and 2.577 units was completed during the 997-248 years. . 570 km long 8.544 bridges and viaducts in the project, tender and construction work is ongoing. 83 88 bridges and viaducts are planned to serve 534 road traffic until 2023.
Only when we consider our large-scale bridges; Great artifacts such as Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Osmangazi Bridge, Nissibi Bridge have been added to the bridge over the suspension bridges such as 15 July Martyrs' Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, which were named in the previous periods.
The 2 × 4 lane highway and the 2 × 1 lane railway crossing is completed on the same platform with the height of the 320 m. is the widest bridge. The Osmangazi Bridge is the 1408 m mid span and the total 59 m length. The 1.550 is the world's largest mid span suspension bridge. is located in. The 2.682 Çanakkale Bridge, whose construction works is going on, will be the world's largest mid-span suspension bridge when the 4 m is completed. Our bridge, which will be the 1915 m with its side openings and approach viaducts, is expected to be 2.023 m with 4.608 × 2 traffic lanes.
The International Istanbul Bridge Conference, organized in 2014 for the first time this year, hosted more than 25 participants from different countries. At the conference the story of the Bridge Morandi collapsed in Genoa and making the duration of the Dardanelles 400 Bridge, the subject area is made of a special session also international bridges and maintenance association ıabmas took part in a panel discussion on Structural Monitoring of Bridges organized by the Representation in Turkey.