Akyazı V2 Viaduct is a balanced cantilever highway bridge being built on the Ormanköy-Akyazı-Dokurcun Road, the contractor of which was undertaken by the 1st Regional Directorate of the General Directorate of Highways. The piers of the 3-span bridge are built monolithic, while a total of 8 bearings on the abutments, 4 of them are guided pot bearings, and the other 4 are determined as free pot bearings sliding in both directions. The bearings, whose design features and capacities are given below, have been designed by TİS Teknolojik İzolator Sistemleri.

Name of the produced devices

TİS Pot Bearing (TPB)

Project year


Total number of devices

8 (Guided)

Load bearing capacity of the devices

25500 kN (-8500 kN Anti-Uplift)

Displacement capacity of the devices

± 1000 mm

Rotation capacity of the devices

± 0.02 rad