Altinova, Yalova, Turkey

Osmangazi Bridge

Opened 1 July, 2016

Named for the 14th century founder of the Ottoman dynasty, this six-lane bridge opened as the longest suspension bridge in Turkey in 2016 and—at the time—it had the world’s fourth longest span. A 420 km (260 mi) highway and bridge almost cuts in half the time to travel from İzmir and Istanbul.

Osmangazi Bridge Fact Sheet

Name
Osmangazi Bridge
Moniker(s)
Osmangazi Köprüsü
Osman Gazi Bridge
The Osmangazi Bridge is situated in the East of the Marmara Sea, to the West of İzmit and around 50 km (31 mi) to the Southeast of Istanbul.
Construction started
2013
Date opened
1 July, 2016
Design type
Suspension bridge
Construction cost (2016)
$1.5 billion (US)
Designer
Type of traffic
(road and/or rail)
Road
Owner
Otoyol Yatırım ve İşletme A.Ş.
Armutköy Mah.Nil Cad.No:10,
16180 Osmangazi/Bursa/Turkey
Phone
+90 224 600 77 88
Fax
+90-224 600 78 01
Email
Ece.bortluoglu@otoyolas.com.tr
Operator
Gebze İzmir Otoyolu İşletme ve Bakım A.Ş.(GIIB)
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Last updated: September 21, 2021

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