📩 24/12/2018 16:40
Southeast reaches the Bosphorus Bridge: The Nissibi Bridge between Şanlıurfa and Adıyaman, which is described as the "Bosphorus Bridge" of the Southeast Region, is planned to be opened at the end of the year.
The Nissibi Bridge between Şanlıurfa and Adıyaman, which is described as the "Bosphorus Bridge" of the Southeastern Anatolia Region, is planned to be opened at the end of the year.
After the water collection started in the Atatürk Dam, the existing bridge providing transportation on the Kahta-Siverek-Diyarbakır highway was flooded.
The foundation of the new bridge was laid in 2012, with the attendance of Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, in the region, where transportation was provided with limited ferry services for years, in line with the public demand. The bridge was named "Nissibi", an old settlement in the region.
The construction of the bridge that will connect Şanlıurfa's Siverek and Adıyaman's Kahta districts is coming to an end. Most of the bridge, whose middle span is planned to be 400 meters, has been completed.
Nissib, followed by the Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridges the distinction of being the longest in Turkey.
Izzettin Governor of Sanliurfa, AA correspondent, said the bridge came to the stage of completion.
170 30 100 kilometers through the road to the XNUMX kilometers, indicating that the small, approximately XNUMX million pounds for the bridge will be spent.
"It is one of the great works of our state"
Expressing his belief that the bridge will contribute to the tourism and economy of the region, Küçük emphasized that thanks to the project, historical monuments in Adıyaman, Kahta, Nemrut Mountain, Şanlıurfa and Diyarbakır can be visited more easily.
Describing the Nissibi Bridge as "a magnificent work", Küçük said:
“Trade and economic volume will increase among the provinces of the region. The social fabric integration of the cities and the region will also be faster. But more importantly, the tourism movement in the region will increase. This bridge is one of the great works of our state. Currently 87,5 percent complete. This means that our bridge will be opened by the end of the year. "