Otoyol 2

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O-2
Otoyol 2
Istanbul Outer Beltway
İstanbul 2. Çevreyolu
Route information
Part of and
Length: 38 km (24 mi)
Major junctions
From: Mahmutbey East, Istanbul
To: Samandıra, Kayışdağ, Istanbul
Location
Regions: Marmara
Provinces: Istanbul Province
Major cities: Istanbul
Highway system

Otoyol 2 (English: Motorway 2), abbreviated as , aka İstanbul 2. Çevreyolu[1] (English: Istanbul Outer Beltway), is a motorway in Istanbul, Turkey that forms the outer ring road of the city connecting European and Asian parts via the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge.

It starts in Mahmutbey East on the European part, where the Avrupa Otoyolu (English: Europe Motorway) links, runs through the northern outskirts of the city passing over the Bosporus Strait, and terminates at the western end of the Anadolu Otoyolu (English: Anatolia Motorway) , before the toll plaza is situated. Otoyol 2 is toll-free, however the Fatih Sultan Bridge is a toll bridge in the eastward direction only, having its toll plaza at the European side. O-2 is connected via three feeder highways to İstanbul 1. Çevreyolu (Istanbul Inner Beltway) and one highway to Avrupa Otoyolu (Europe Motorway). As the connecting highway of the motorways and , it is part of the international routes European and Asian .

Otoyol 2
District km Exit no. Destinations Notes
Bagcilar 0 0 AB-Kreuz-grün.svg K19
AB-grün.svg
Mahmutbey East
Esenler 6.2 6.2 AB-AS-grün.svg K1 Metris (Also serves Sultangazi and Esenler)
Gaziosmanpasa AB-Brücke.svg V7A Gaziosmanpaşa Viaduct[2]
120 m (390 ft)
Gaziosmanpasa 3.2 9.4 AB-AS-grün.svg K2 Gaziosmanpaşa
Gaziosmanpasa AB-Brücke.svg V6 Akşemsettin Viaduct[2]
604 m (1,982 ft)
Eyüp AB-Brücke.svg V1 Sadabad II Viaduct[2]
400 m (1,300 ft)
Eyüp 4.2 13.8 AB-Kreuz-blaugrün.svg K3 Kemerburgaz (Also serves Arnavutköy)
Eyüp 0.9 14.7 AB-Kreuz-blaugrün.svg K4 Hasdal (Also serves Kağıthane)
Eyüp AB-Brücke.svg V5 Hasdal Viaduct[2]
325 m (1,066 ft)
Şişli 3.9 18.6 AB-AS-grün.svg K5 Harp akademileri (Also serves Beşiktaş and Sarıyer)
Beşiktaş AB-Tunnel.svg Harp Akademileri Tunnel[3]
456 m (1,496 ft)
Beşiktaş AB-Brücke.svg LMV1 Levent Viaduct[2]
364 m (1,194 ft)
Sariyer 1.5 20.1 AB-AS-grün.svg Levent 1 (Also serves Etiler and Baltalimanı)
Sariyer 2.7 22.8 Péage - paiement.png Toll plaza Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
Electronic toll payment only. For eastbound only.
Sariyer
Beykoz
AB-Brücke.svg Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
1,510 m (4,950 ft)
Beykoz 2.1 24.9 AB-AS-grün.svg K7 Kavacık (Also serves Beykoz, Çayağzı (Riva) and Anadoluhisarı)
Beykoz AB-Brücke.svg M3V1 Molla Gürani Viaduct[2]
550 m (1,800 ft)
Ümraniye Zeichen 314 - Parkplatz, StVO 2013.svg Parking area (westbound only)
Ümraniye 7.4 32.3 AB-Kreuz-blaugrün.svg K8 Ümraniye (Also serves Üsküdar, Çekmeköy, Sarıgazi, Sultanbeyli and Şile) D-020 – Feeder to
Ataşehir 4.4 36.7 AB-AS-grün.svg K9
AB-ende-grün.svg Zeichen 331.svg
Anadolu Otoyolu
Kadıköy 2.9 39.6 AB-Kreuz-blau.svg K10
Zeichen 336 - Ende der Kraftfahrstraße, StVO 1992.svg
Kozyatağı D-100

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Usually colloquially called TEM yolu or TEM in Turkish—which refers to Trans-European Motorway.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Yüzügüllü, Özal. "İstanbul Otoyol Köprü ve Viyadüklerinin Deprem Performanslarının Değerlendirilmesi". IMO Istanbul (in Turkish). TMMOB IMO (53). Retrieved March 28, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Turkey". World's Longest Tunnels. Retrieved March 22, 2009. 

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