Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure; He reported that the construction of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge in the Dardanelles Strait, between the Sütlüce and Lapseki's Şekerkaya locations in Gelibolu, was continuing at full speed. 3 Mega Blocks were brought to Gelibolu from Gölcük Çimtaş Facilities. During the transportation of the decks, the blocks covered with the Turkish Flag created a visual feast.
The height of the feet of the “1915 Çanakkale Bridge”, which will take the title of “the world's largest middle span suspension bridge” when it is put into service, surpasses the 300-meter Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, the capital of France.
Project works continue on Suspension Bridge and highway route
In the statement made by the Ministry, on the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge; 1 Reinforced Concrete Viaduct, 2 Hydraulic Bridges, 3 Underpass Bridges, 20 Overpasses, 34 Underpasses, and 205 Culverts have been completed; 3 Underpasses, 22 Overpasses, 6 Bridges, 10 Box Culverts, 12 Crossroads, 3 Highway Service Facilities, 3 Toll Collection Stations, 1 Maintenance Operation Center and 1915 Reinforced Concrete Approach Viaducts within the 2 Çanakkale Bridge and 1 Reinforced Concrete Viaduct within the scope of the Motorway has been reported to continue.
99 percent of the productions in European and Asian Anchor blocks have been completed.
In the statement that it was stated that the productions of European and Asian Anchor blocks were completed at a rate of 99 percent, “While Main Cable Wire Manufacturing was completed; 89 percent realization has been achieved in the production of wire bundles. In addition, 92 percent in Panel Manufacturing and 45 percent in Block Manufacturing were achieved within the scope of Tableware Manufacturing in the Factory ”.
3 Mega Blocks brought to Gelibolu Deck Storage Area
It was emphasized that the 3 Mega Blocks completed in the factory were brought from the Gölcük Çimtaş Facilities to the Gelibolu Tabliye Storage Area and said, “The blocks covered with the Turkish Flag during the transportation of the decks created a visual feast. With the completion of the Catwalk Installation, the deck, which is a mega-block, 48 meters long, 45 meters wide and 700 tons in weight, will be installed after the necessary preparations ”.
The Dardanelles will be crossed in 1915 minutes thanks to the "6 Çanakkale Bridge"
It was also stated that the feet of the "1915 Çanakkale Bridge", which will connect the European and Asian sides of the Dardanelles, exceed 300 meters, and the bridge will be completed and put into service on March 18, 2022, and it was noted that the Dardanelles Strait could be crossed in 6 minutes thanks to the bridge. .
It will be the necklace of the Dardanelles
The statement made by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure was completed as follows: “On both sides of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which will take the title of 'the world's largest middle span suspension bridge' when it is put into service, on the upper part of the 333 meter high towers, Seyit Corporal In order to symbolize the cannonball he fired into the barrel during the Gallipoli Wars; attachments in the form of cannonballs will be installed. The tower connections and elements of the bridge will be in red and white, referring to the Turkish flag. "