In the curfew implementations in Bursa, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality renews the main arteries from the beginning by pouring 28 thousand tons of asphalt on a route of 80 kilometers, and maintains the junction points of the bridge junctions at the crossroads within the framework of the last street restriction applied before normalization. Stating that they bring comfort to transportation with the asphalt they laid on Bursa streets within the scope of street restrictions, Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş said that they are working extensively in order to ensure the driving comfort at the bridge crossings in the city center.
Breathing intervention in the main arteries
In order to prevent the spread of the corona virus epidemic, the Metropolitan Municipality, which has made an intense effort in the provision of hot food, provisions and market needs, has brought life to the main streets that have not been maintained for years by turning the epidemic into an opportunity. Having transformed the curfews imposed by the Ministry of Interior on the weekends as of April 30 in provinces covering 11 metropolitan cities and Zonguldak, Metropolitan Municipality has made the roads more comfortable with asphalting works initiated in all the main arteries, where it is not possible to intervene due to traffic load in normal time. . In the last 6 weeks, Mudanya road, T1, T3 tram lines, Setbaşı, Yeşil, Namazgah, İpekcılık and Gökdere - The roads that have not been maintained between the novices have been renewed from the beginning. With the works carried out only on curfews, the 28-kilometer route has been renewed from the beginning by pouring approximately 80 thousand tons of asphalt.
Next is the intersection with bridges
Science Board's recommendations from June 1, according to Turkey normalization process when entering controlled throughout, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality of the ban was to evaluate normalization applied before emergence end street in the best way. Bridge connection points, which have worn out over time at the bridge intersections in the main arteries, have been made more comfortable with the study. At Fatih Sultan Mehmet Boulevard junction, which has been used extensively since its opening in 2006, the joints of the bridge joints have been deformed due to vehicle use over the years, while asphalt collapses occurred due to material structure fatigue. This situation, which carries serious risks in terms of driving comfort and safety, has been eliminated with the studies carried out. Joint renewal work has been completed on Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge with “Visco Elastic Binder Epoxy Based Bitumen Based Joint Filling Systems” used on quality roads with new technologies made all over the world.
The traffic will relax
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş examined the works at the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Boulevard junction. Reminding that they have turned the street restrictions into opportunities for 2-2.5 months and applied a comprehensive asphalt-road arrangement work in the main arteries, President Aktaş stated that it is the turn to bridge intersections. Stating that they consider transportation as the first priority from the first day and they take steps in this direction, President Aktaş emphasized that the arrangements that will ease the traffic of Bursa will be put into service gradually. Explaining that they seemed to be small in order to increase comfort and quality in transportation, but they have put in place important activities in function, Mayor Aktaş said, “The area we are in now is the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. Here, over time, situations have occurred that affect the quality of driving in bridge and road joints and joint gaps. By completing the curfew, we are completing the studies related to them. ”
Driving quality with new technology
President Alinur Aktaş explained that they are trying a new technique called "visco elastic binder epoxy based bitumen based joint filling systems" in bridge renovation works. Emphasizing that they have previously applied this wear-resistant method in Yunuseli German Channel and achieved successful results, President Aktaş said, “Now this system has come to Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge. Later on, Demirtaş, Hacıvat, Balıklıdere, Deliçay and BUTTİM will be put into practice in bridge areas and other areas that need repair. A brand new, elastic material. It does not affect the quality of driving, and it will provide healthy service for many years. We were getting serious complaints about this. I believe that from tomorrow it will give a good result in terms of both visual and driving quality. Labour would like to thank everyone who contributed. Good luck, "he said.
The study, which will make the bridges more comfortable, will be implemented on Demirtaş, Hacivat, Balıklıdere, Deliçay and Buttim Bridge intersections and all urban roads that require repair.