The lights of the third bridge are mounted by mountaineers: The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the third bridge in the Bosphorus, will be opened on August 26, and the LED lighting works of the towers and suspended ropes are carried out by 3 industrial climbers, 11 of which are from Antalya.
The works on Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which will be opened on August 26, have reached the final stage. On the third bridge, 700 engineers and 6 personnel work on a 500-hour basis, while 24 industrial climbers, 322 of them are from Antalya, perform the LED lighting works of 3 meters high towers and suspended ropes.
Industrial Climber Heval Kal said that the lighting process of the bridge has been completed and tests have been carried out. Stating that it is exciting to work in the towers of the bridge, the mountaineer Kal said, “I have been doing this for years, but experiencing this excitement is a different feeling. The magnificent nature and sea view is under our feet. After these processes are over, Istanbul will have its new shiny necklace. ”
Stating that those who want to enjoy the unique beauty of the Bosphorus, especially from Yoros Castle in Beykoz Anadolu Kavağı and watching the view with great pleasure, Kal added that Istanbulites can enjoy the night view of this magnificent work from both sides of the Bosphorus.
Approximately 5 million dollars for the light design of the bridge were estimated to be spent, while the 40 LED led lighting system was used on the bridge. Approximately 4 thousand around the luminaire is installed on the bridge, 16 million different color synchronized light games can be put into practice at the same time.
Here are the features of the 'record breaker bridge'
When the 24rd Bosphorus Bridge, where thousands of workers and engineers work 3 hours a day, is completed with a width of 59 meters, it will become the largest 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 bridge is signing a new record in terms of the length of the bridge towers. The height of the tower in Garipçe on the European side is 322, and the height of the tower in Poyrazköy on the Anatolian side is 318 meters. Upon completion of the project, Yeşilköy Airport, Kurtköy 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 are realized with the "Build, Operate, Transfer" model.