To date, 3 million 537 thousand 635 vehicles have crossed the Nissibi Bridge, which is built on the Atatürk Dam Lake.
The people of the region, who had made a dangerous and difficult journey on the ferries that departed only at certain hours, experienced great convenience in transportation. Nissibi Bridge realized the transportation with a shorter and uninterrupted road network.
With the bridge, the Diyarbakır Adıyaman highway was shortened by 42 kilometers. Annually, a total of 17 million TL was saved, 29,5 million TL from time and 46,5 million TL from fuel oil. The bridge is known not only economically, but also environmentally friendly as it reduces annual emissions by 11 tons.
The bridge is known not only economically, but also environmentally friendly as it reduces annual emissions by 11 tons. According to the data of the General Directorate of Highways, 616 thousand 2015 bridges in 177, 184 thousand 2016 in 379, 965 thousand 2017 in 547, 500 thousand 2018 in 664, 300 thousand 2019 in 667, 950 thousand 2020 in 630, in 720. Until September, 2021 million 470 thousand 16 vehicles have passed, including 3 thousand 537 vehicles.