Tarihi Kurt Köprüsü (Mihraplı köprü, Vezirköprü) Restorasyonu Proje Ve Uygulama Çalışmaları

Halifeoğlu, F.Meral
Sert, Halide
Yılmaz, Süheyla
Apart from the construction of the new roads and bridges, it is one of the principal duties of the General Directorate of Highways to repair and maintain the historical bridges in accordance with the projects to be produced or caused to be produced by the General Directorate of Highways. Pursuant to the inventory records of historical bridges (kept until December 2012), it has been observed that there exist a total of 1646 each bridges in our country which is located on First Degree Seismic Zone, dating back to Hittite (1), Urartian (1), Roman (128), East Roman (22), Seljuk (150), Ottoman (1280) and Early Republican (64) Periods with 307 bridges abroad the majority of which is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The said 1646 bridges are grouped in view of the material used in construction in the following manner: Stone (1568) (with 21 each Stone-Brick Mix), Wooden (24), Iron (29), Reinforced Concrete (25).Anatolia which has witnessed the development of various civilizations for centuries was covered with road network to meet the social, communicational, militaristic and commercial requirements of the societies. Within this process, as part of the transportation system the bridges have turned out to be the supplementary elements of the cultural history as beneficial structures serving for commercial, economic, militaristic, social and cultural purposes.The restoration projects, application studies and technical researches carried out on Historical Kurt Bridge which is considered to be one of the significant bridge architecture examples and located on İstavloz (Istavroz) Stream in Vezirköprü District in Samsun Province in 2007 through 2009 will be discussed. It is considered that this particular study which puts an emphasis on the fact that all scientific and technologic approaches which may help restoration and survival of the historical bridges which are of great importance in view of both culture and technology history, are applicable and that the experiences obtained are shared will be beneficial for the restoration works which should be executed through the contributions to be made by the different occupational groups and disciplines.


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Citation Formats
F. M. Halifeoğlu, H. Sert, and S. Yılmaz, “Tarihi Kurt Köprüsü (Mihraplı köprü, Vezirköprü) Restorasyonu Proje Ve Uygulama Çalışmaları,” ODTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 81–104, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: http://jfa.arch.metu.edu.tr/archive/0258-5316/2013/cilt30/sayi_2/81-104.pdf.