More than half is finished | Hürriyet / 21.02.2016

The decks for the Izmit Bay Bridge, which was announced to be opened in May 2016 by the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım, are being floored one after the other. So far 11, 300 tonne decks have been put into place. Thus a 275 metre section has been completed. The two waste ways deliver to the construction site by boat will be mounted in the forthcoming days. It has been stated that 57 percent of the 433 kilometre project which will make the reduction of the distance between Istanbul-Izmir to 3.5 hours possible.