Details of Izmir Bay Tube Crossing Project

Details of the Izmir Bay Tube Crossing Project: The EIA process started in the Gulf Tube Crossing project which will connect both sides with a rail system in Izmir.

Izmir's crazy project began to work for the Gulf Tube Transition. The studies will begin after the EIA is approved in the İzmir Bay Tube Crossing project to be implemented by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications.

It is planned to connect the two sides of the city to each other by a rail system. 2 thousand 693 meters of submarine immersed tunnel in the form of the construction of the Gulf Gulf Transition project cost is expected to be 3 billion 520 million TL.


1- Project will start at 2's Main Jet Base Base in Çiğli and the highway connection will be provided to Narlıdere Beach Houses.
When determining the route for the rail system line included in the 2-Izmir Körfez Tube Crossing project, Karşıyaka Mavişehir will start, Izmir Bay will be connected to Üçkuyular.
3- Marmaray-like system will connect the two sides of the city.
4- Immersed tunnel will be built in İzmir Bay.
5- Two artificial islands will be built into the Gulf and the Gulf.
6- According to the project that will connect Çiğli to Balçova, it is aimed to provide transportation integrity between the two sides of the gulf, while the gulf will be crossed by a special bridge and the ships will be allowed to pass through here with an artificial island and a tunnel to be built at the end of the bridge.
Within the scope of the project, which will shorten the 7-İzmir Ring Road, it is planned to be given to the Mavişehir-Üçkuyular tram line on the route. Within the scope of İzmir Körfez Tube Transition project; The 6 lane highway and the 2 lane rail system route will be established.

According to this; 4,2 kilometers long Bay Bridge, 880 meter artificial island, 1800 meter tube passage tunnel and 16 bin 400 meters will be built in the rail system.

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  1. In fact, another crazy project is a seaway project (like canalistanbul) that will be opened to the west of seferihisar from the narrowest point of the fountain peninsula in the west of Urla village. Thus, the ships coming from the Mediterranean direction will have at least 3-4 hourly time and fuel savings, which will allow the ships to enter the bay without going around the Çeşme peninsula.