At BATMAN, a section of the giant rock on which the legs of the 480-meter-long bridge to be built on the Tigris River will be mounted, was broken using 4 tons of explosives. The work in the field was followed by Batman Governor Yılmaz Arslan.
A part of the giant rock on which the feet of the Weighbridge Bridge, approximately 480 meters long and 12 meters wide, will be built, was lowered with an explosive supported by nitrate fertilizer weighing 4 tons. The feet of the bridge, which is planned to cost 12 million lira, will be 56.5 meters high on the water side.
Batman Governor Yilmaz Arslan, Provincial Assembly President Salih Aktan, Secretary General of Special Administration Yusuf Karatoprak and members of the provincial council, the bridges continued to be informed by the company's authorities.
Stating that the Kantar Bridge is planned to be completed at the end of the year, Governor Arslan said, “Unless there is an extraordinary setback, the bridge is planned to be completed by the end of the year. I would like to thank the engineers and company officials who work devotedly. An on-site service is provided. The villager is also very happy with these works, ”he said.
In the meantime, when the rock was lowered with explosive material, some villagers in the vicinity were panicked by the big explosion.
Source: the bursadabug