Transport Minister Binali Yıldırım explained the details of the third bridge project. Minister Yıldırım said that the third bridge, whose feet will start to rise in six months, will be remembered with "firsts": "The third bridge will be the longest suspension bridge in the world with a rail system on it." Transport Minister Binali Yıldırım told Habertürk newspaper the first draft project of the third bridge. Stating that the architect of the third bridge, which will be remembered with some "firsts" in the world, is also French, Yıldırım said that they will start erecting the feet of the bridge within six months.
Minister Yıldırım stated that the third bridge will be "suspended" like the other two bridges on the Bosphorus. “The third bridge will be the longest suspension bridge in the world with a rail system on it,” says Yıldırım, according to Yıldırım, the third bridge, which will consist of 8 lanes, 2 of which is highway and 10 is a rail system, the rails will be laid later. The bridge must be completed in 3 months as per the contract.
Meanwhile, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş responded to criticism about the transportation ordeal in Istanbul. Topbaş said, “What will those who oppose the third bridge say now? Here is the need…. They delayed the Marmaray project for 4 years due to archaeological excavations. Am I responsible? Also, bridge maintenance is not mine. Responsibility is the ministry, ”he said.
Source : www.kanalb.com.tr/