YSS Bridge and Eurasia Tunnel relieved Istanbul traffic: The traffic index survey conducted by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality determined the impact of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and the 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 effect of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and the Eurasia Tunnel on intercontinental transit traffic was investigated by the research conducted using the “Traffic Density Index” model developed by the engineers of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department.
With the opening of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, 80% relief was observed in the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (FSM) traffic, and with the opening of the Eurasia Tunnel, 15% relief was observed in the traffic of the July 30 Martyrs Bridge.
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.