Kağıthane – Piyalepaşa Highway Tunnel Electromechanical Works


Work: Kağıthane – Piyalepaşa Highway Tunnel Electromechanical Works

General information related to the tunnel: Approximately 1.650 m coming and 1.650 m going double tube 2+1 lanes highway tunnel and linking roads.

Commencement and completion dates: January 2008 – March 2009

Place of work and employer: Istanbul; Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Infrastructure Services Directorate / KİSMAK

General scope of the work: Performing the works including the design, projecting, material supply, installation, tests and commissioning of the tunnel safety and traffic control systems according to the national and international standards as turn-key delivery...



•    In-tunnel spaces for special purposes (bays)
•    Tunnel lighting and lighting control system
•    Tunnel ventilation and ventilation control system
•    Tunnel traffic control and management system
•    Tunnel CCTV (closed circuit camera monitoring) system
•    Automatic incident detection system with camera
•    Linear fire detection system
•    Fire alarm and monitoring contacts system
•    Fire extinguishing system with water
•    SOS emergency situations and communication system
•    Emergency lighting system
•    Emergency exit and information illuminated signs system
•    Tunnel radio and wireless system
•    Tunnel public announcement system
•    Tunnel tubes emergency traverse passage system
•    Tunnel entrance barrier closing systems
•    Systems for detecting over-height vehicles and preventing their entry to the tunnels
•    Meteorological monitoring and estimation system at tunnel entries and exists
•    Redundant electrical distribution system
•    Redundant in-tunnel computer network and communication system
•    Tunnel local control center and SCADA system
•    TIM: Tunnel Operation and Control Center

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