The Latest Status of the 3rd Bridge Under Construction in Istanbul

The Osmangazi Bridge
The Osmangazi Bridge

Final Status of the 3rd Bridge in Istanbul: The 3rd Bosphorus Bridge, which is under construction in the north of Istanbul, was viewed by DHA.

2013 3 3 costing billions of dollars to 39,4. Bosphorus Bridge and North Marmara Highway project in the construction of bridge towers was approached to the end. In the last months of this year, after the construction of the tower, the installation of the carrier cables will begin. 64 million cubic meters of excavation (realization: 15,5), 40 million cubic meters of fill (realization: XNUMX) work is underway within the scope of the project, the construction of the tunnel in Riva, where the drilling process is completed.


'Yavuz Sultan Selim' will be named 3. The construction of the tower of the Bosphorus Bridge is rapidly approaching each passing day. When the construction is over the towers will exceed the 329 meter from the sea. While the 285 watches were working continuously in the towers, it was learned that the extreme wind disrupted the work from time to time with the increase in height. When the wind speed of 24 meters exceeds 285 kilometers, it was stated that tower cranes and elevators were stopped for safety reasons. The huge bridge towers can now be seen for miles away.


6 bin 500 worker and 600 engineer work on the air project of the construction of the giant project is similar to a small city. 7 day 24 hours of the week continued uninterrupted studies about a thousand large dozer, grader, tower crane, such as a large construction machine used.


  1. Within the scope of the Bosphorus Bridge and North Marmara Highway project, a total of 400 hectares will be cut in order to open trees. 90 is the 15 of industrial trees. On the other hand, the 400 hectares of trees cut by the agreement, instead of trees in total 1400 hectare area will be done afforestation work said. He said the plantation work on the 550 hectare site, which is being rehabilitated as well as the quarry areas in the main Kemerburgaz and Ağva regions, has been carried out, and that the works will continue following the determination of the planting locations.


When the 3rd Bosphorus Bridge of Istanbul is completed with a width of 59 meters, it will become the widest bridge in the world. The length of the 8-lane bridge on the sea will be 2 meters as 10 lanes highway and 1408 lanes railway. The total length of the bridge is 2 thousand 164 meters. With this feature, the bridge will be the longest suspension bridge in the world with a rail system. The height of the tower in Garipçe Village on the European side will be 322 meters and the height of the tower in Poyrazköy on the Anatolian side will be 318 meters. The 3rd Bridge will be the largest in the world with its foot height. The rail system on the bridge will carry passengers from Edirne to Izmit. Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and the new 3rd Airport will be connected with the rail system that will be integrated with Marmaray and Istanbul Metro. The North Marmara Motorway and the 3rd Bosphorus Bridge will be realized with the “build, operate, transfer” model. The project, which has an investment value of 3 billion dollars, will be operated by IC İçtaş - Astaldi JV for 10 years, 2 months and 20 days, and will be transferred to the Ministry of Transport at the end of this period.


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