Halic Metro Transition Bridge construction in progress
Halic Metro Passage Bridge, which is a part of Taksim-Yenikapı metro line, which was started to be built by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in 1998, began to come to the surface. Starting from January 2012, the 5 carrier foot was constructed with millimeter calculations and placed. A crane has been specially designed for the installation of the 380 and 450 bridge legs in Yalova. The crane with a carrying capacity of 800 will be removed after the installation of the deck. The assembly works of the basement and the viaducts connecting the bridge to the tunnels continue.
Taksim-Şişhane-Unkapanı-Şehzadebaşı-Yenikapı Subway Pass, which is an important part of the Haliç metro crossing the skirts of Şişhane Azapkapı to the surface of the bridge after passing through the Golden Horn. The length of the ongoing bridge over sea will be 460 m. With the Unkapanı and Azapkapı viaducts, the bridge will reach the length of the 936 m.
Bridge and Istanbul metro will reach the Yenikapı Transmission Station without interruption. Transfer to Marmaray and Aksaray-Airport light metro lines will be provided in Yenikapı. The bridge will be used by 1 million passengers per day and is scheduled to arrive at the test stage in October 2013.
Passengers getting on the metro from Hacıosman will reach the Yenikapı transfer station without interruption. Here with the Marmaray link, Kadıköy-Kartal, Aksaray-Airport or Bağcılar-Olimpiyatköyü- will be able to reach Başakşehir in a short time.
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