Groundbreaking ceremony of the Gebze - Orhangazi - İzmir (İzmit Gulf Passage and Access Roads included) Motorway was held.BACK

The Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir (İzmit Gulf Passage and Access Roads included) was held with the attendance of Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Prime Minister, on 28 October 2010 Thursday in Dilovası-Gebze.

Being the biggest single Build-Operate-Transfer project of Turkey, the GEBZE-ORHANGAZİ-İZMİR Motorway Project is totally 421 km long, comprising 377 km of motorway and 44 km of access roads.

The project, which will reduce travel time between İstanbul and İzmir to 3.5 hours, is planned to be completed within 7 years.