Gulf Crossing Bridge Okay

📩 26/02/2019 18:13

Körfez Crossing Bridge OK Well How Much is the Passage: The preparations for the opening of the Bay Crossing Bridge connecting the two sides of the Gulf and the Istanbul-Bursa-Izmir Highway, which will reduce the distance between Istanbul and Izmir to 3,5 hours, have been completed. So how much will the Bay Crossing Bridge toll be? Here's the answer ...

Preparations for the opening of the Bay Crossing Bridge have been completed. Before the ceremony to be attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, security measures were raised to the next level.

All preparations have been completed in the historical project, the total length of which reaches 384 kilometers, with 49 kilometers of motorway, 433 kilometers of connection road, and the construction of the Build-Operate-Transfer Project. Before the ceremony to be attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, security measures were raised to the next level. While the Marine Police increased the measures at sea, the citizens showed great interest in the opening. Snipers were deployed on the hills overlooking the ceremony area.


One of the most important steps of the project is the Gulf Passage Bridge, which connects both sides of the gulf. While the base of the tower was completed, the final level of the 113 meter was reached. The first installation was started in January and the last deck was installed today. It is planned to open to traffic at the end of May after the construction of the superstructure on the suspension bridge.

There are 3 large tunnels on the highway. Electromechanical works and BSK coating works have been completed in Orhangazi Tunnel, which is 7 thousand 180 meters long. Selçukgazi Tunnel, which is 2 meters long, is 500 percent completed. Electrical, electronic and electromechanical works continue in Belkahve Tunnel, which is 95 meters long.

The 253 meter-long North Approach Viaduct was also completed. South 380 kilometers long South Approach Viaduct also waterproofing, insulation and asphalt pavement works have been completed. There are 12 units in Gebze-Bursa section, 6 units in Bursa-Balıkesir-Kırkağaç-Manisa and 2 units in Kemalpaşa-İzmir section. The 20 viaduct between Gebze and Bursa is being completed, while the 7 viaduct is underway. Gebze-Orhangazi Bursa-Balıkesir-Kırkağaç-Manisa-Izmir between the sections of the earthworks, art structures and superstructure work continues. 13 kilometers between Izmir-Turgutlu-Kemalpaşa road was completed and opened to traffic.

Mehmet Albayrak, Chairman of the Board of Directors of İMO Bursa Branch, who participated in the technical tour, stated that the project, which contributed to the development of many engineering techniques and technologies, expanded the horizons of civil engineers, and thanked Chief Engineer İrfan Ünal for his presentation. Albayrak stated that the high-speed train line also passed through the Izmit Bay Crossing Bridge, which was carried out as 3 lanes departure and 3 lanes arrival, before the project started, but later canceled, emphasizing the importance of the high-speed train for the region. Pointing out that the economic contribution of the high-speed train through the Gulf will be great, President Albayrak said:

GULF BRIDGE How much does the transition fee?

Tır In spite of everything, the project will increase the commercial and economic gain of İzmir, Bursa, Yalova and neighboring provinces. The high rates of tolls also concern citizens. For the solution, the toll with 35 dollar + VAT can be reduced by extending the operating time. The project was signed with build-operate-transfer model by guaranteeing the daily 75 thousand vehicles. If this number is not reached, the difference will be paid to the operator by the state. The toll should be determined by considering these risks. Geçiş


94, Gebze-Orhangazi-Bursa and 87 in Gebze-Gemlik and 84 in the Kemalpaşa-İzmir section of the Gebze-Gemlik area, where the construction works are continuing, has been realized in the whole project with a ratio of 67 in the whole project. 7 918 personnel, 634 12 work machines in the project today, until the expropriation 911 Billion XNUMX Million TL spent.

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