Otoyol 5

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Otoyol 5
Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Otoyolu
Route information
Part of
Length407 km (253 mi)
Existed2016–present
Major junctions
North end in Gebze
  in Bursa
South end in İzmir
Location
Regions:Marmara, Aegean
ProvincesKocaeli Province, Yalova Province, Bursa Province, Balıkesir Province, Manisa Province, İzmir Province
Major citiesGebze, Bursa, Balıkesir, Akhisar, Turgutlu, Izmir
Highway system
Motorways in Turkey
List
O-4O-6
Otoyol 5 near Altınova exit

Otoyol 5 (English: Motorway 5), named the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway (Turkish: Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Otoyolu) and abbreviated as O-5, is a partially completed toll motorway in Turkey. When completed in 2019, it will connect the Istanbul metropolitan area with İzmir, via Bursa and Balıkesir. The O-5 will run parallel to the D575 and the D565 for most of its length and will be a major motorway in Turkey as it will provide a direct connection between Istanbul and its surrounding metropolis to the country's 3rd largest (İzmir) and 4th largest (Bursa) cities, bypassing the Izmit Bay via the İzmit Bay Bridge. The O-5 will also make up part of the International E-road network E881.

The western part of the Bursa Beltway (formerly known as Otoyol 33), which is part of the O-5, was completed during the 2000s. The rest of the O-5 has been under construction since the early 2010s, with the first portion opened from Altinova to Gemlik in April 2016. As of April 2017, the O-5 is open in two separate sections: the 105.5 km (65.6 mi) section from its northern terminus in Gebze to Bursa, across the Osman Gazi Bridge along with a 18.2 km (11.3 mi) section from Kemalpaşa to its southern terminus in Izmir.

The O-5 is the most expensive toll motorway in Turkey as the price for a personal vehicle from Gebze to Bursa 79.5 km (49.4 mi), via the Izmit Bay Bridge costs Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png 91.65 (US$ 22.66).

Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway Project details[edit]

The project includes the İzmit Bay Bridge, the Gebze-Bursa section and the Bursa-İzmir section of Otoyol 5. It is a build-operate-transfer project which was awarded to a consortium consisting of 5 companies (Nurol, Özaltın, Makyol, Göçay and Astaldi).

Key dates[1][edit]

  • Tender: 9 April 2009
  • Signing of contract: 27 September 2010
  • Date of effect: 15 March 2013
  • End of contract: 15 July 2035
  • Construction time: 7 years

Guaranteed traffic volumes[1][edit]

  • Gebze-Orhangazi (including bridge): 40000 PCU/day
  • Orhangazi-Bursa: 35000 PCU/day
  • Bursa-Balıkesir: 17000 PCU/day
  • Balıkesir-İzmir: 23000 PCU/day

Technical details[1][edit]

  • 377 kilometres of motorway, 44 kilometres of connection roads
  • 1 suspension bridge with a main span of 1,550 metres İzmit Bay Bridge
  • 30 viaducts (18,212 metres)
  • 3 tunnels (6,200 metres)
  • 209 small bridges
  • 18 toll plazas
  • 7 service areas and 7 parking areas

Tunnels[edit]

Exit list[edit]

ProvinceDistrictkmmiExitDestinationsNotes
KocaeliGebze0.00.0K1Istanbul, Ankara
Gulf of İzmit53.1Osman Gazi Bridge (₺ 71.75 toll)
YalovaAltınova12.77.9K2D-575Yalova, İzmit
Çiftlikköy24.215.0K3Taşköprü Kılıç Rd. — Kılıç [tr]
YalovaBursa lineÇiftlikköyOrhangazi line30.919.2Orhangazi Tunnel
BursaOrhangazi39.524.5K4D-150Orhangazi, İznik
58.236.2K5D-575Gemlik / 16-09-TUR.pngDırazaliConnects to D-595
Gemlik66.641.4K6D-575Gemlik
Osmangazi77.948.4Selçukgazi Tunnel
79.549.4Ovaakça Toll Plaza
83.852.1K7TuranköyEast end of the Bursa Beltway
Nilüfer91.757.0K8D-575Mudanya
100.162.2K9Görükle connector — GörükleConnects to the D-200
105.565.6K10D-200ÇanakkaleWest end of the Bursa Beltway
Karacabey107.166.5Karacabey Toll Plaza
142.588.5K11D-200Karacabey
BalıkesirSusurluk173.2107.6K12D-565Susurluk
Balıkesir201.4125.1K13D-565Balıkesir
230.5143.2K14D-230Balıkesir, Edremit
Savaştepe262.4163.0K1510-51-TUR.pngSavaştepe
ManisaSoma277.4172.4K1645-04SomaConnects to D-240
Kırkağaç299.5186.1K17D-240Soma
Akhisar315.1195.8K18Akhisar connector — AkhisarConnects to D-565
Saruhanlı339.6211.0K19D-565Saruhanlı
Turgutlu373232K20D-250Turgutlu, Manisa
İzmirKemalpaşa385239Sancaklı Toll Plaza
385.6239.6K21İstiklal St. — Akalan
389.6242.1K22Kemalpaşa connector — KemalpaşaConnects to 35-25-TUR.png and 35-26-TUR.png
393.4244.4K2340th St. — Kuyucak
396.8246.6K24Necdet Bukey Ave. — İstiklal, Ulucak
KemalpaşaBornova line399.3248.1Belkahve Tunnel
Bornova407.8253.4K25Karasuluk connector — BornovaConnects to D-300
408.6253.9K9Menemen, Balçovaİzmir Beltway
409.4254.4Kamil Tunca Blvd. — İZOTAŞİzmir Coach Terminal
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Tolled
  •       Unopened

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