Two coasts have been connected by means of İzmit Bay Crossing Bridge.BACK

Installation of the last deck of “İzmit Bay Crossing Bridge”, considered as the most important crossing point of Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway project which will reduce the road travel time between İstanbul and İzmir to 3.5 hours, and inauguration of Altınova-Gemlik Motorway section have been made with the participation of Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the President of the Republic, Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, the Prime Minister, and Mr. Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications of Republic of Turkey, and the bridge has been given the name of Osman Gazi, the founder of the Ottoman Empire.

Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway Project (including İzmit Bay Crossing and Access Roads), which also features the biggest project realized in our country with Build-Operate-Transfer model, will have a total length of 433 km, comprising 384 km motorway and 49 km access road.