Jobsite description and CHRYSO expertise
The Izmit Bridge is a part of the Izmir – Istanbul highway project.
It is the 4th longest suspension bridge in the world.
With this bridge, the travel time between Izmir and Istanbul is reduced from 7 hours to 3 hours.
Construction of the Izmit bridge piers (C50 concrete) over the Bosphorus with CHRYSO®Fluid Optima 100.
- CHRYSO®Fluid Optima 100
Project technical challenges
- Prevention of segregation on fresh concrete
- Holding time: 3 to 4 hours
- Easy to pump concrete
- Controls hydration of deep foundations
- Resistance to bleeding on fresh concrete
Owner: OTOYOL A.
Constructor: IHI-ITOCHU Corporate , STFA
Construction of a five-level freeway interchange to replace former interchange which has been modified for freeway speeds.