Renovation of the historical Sakarya Bridge on the Sakarya River continues from where it left off. Kocaeli Cultural Heritage Protection Board based on the decisions of the productions are made. In this context, the works carried out on the bridge continue in accordance with the original.
Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality, the Department of Science Affairs by the Sakarya River on the historical Sakarya Bridge continues to work. The cleaning of herbaceous and woody plants on the bridge and on the side facades was carried out by teams. Unlike the original balustrades, which were later made, were removed and replaced with new balustrades manufactured and assembled in accordance with the original. The deformations were identified and their damage was removed and a more beautiful appearance was achieved. Paint and plaster blasting on concrete surfaces was made and made ready for necessary repairs and painting. If there is no deterioration of the cracked concrete surface, the cracks are repaired by injection method. For larger cracks, concrete repair mortar is applied by stripping. Teams will also make the final layer of paint ready for use.
More robust and powerful
In a statement made by the Department of Science Affairs, “Concrete repair material is cement based and will be reinforced with one component polymer and fiber and smooth finishing will be provided. Concrete surfaces made ready for painting shall be painted in accordance with the original color. When the maintenance and repair of the historical Sakarya Bridge is completed, it will be made available to our citizens in a more robust and powerful manner without deteriorating its originality ”.