- the foundation of the bridge is being taken today
Today, President Abdullah Gül, President of the Parliament Cemil Cicek and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be thrown by 3. feet of the bridge began to rise.
Cahit Turhan, General Manager of Highways, stated that the 3rd bridge to be built on the Bosphorus will be the first bridge in the world in terms of its technical features, with 8 lanes of carriageways and 2 lines of rail.
Stating that the joint venture group of İçtaş İnşaat - Astaldi Joint Venture Group, which won the tender, agreed with Koreans, Turhan said, “3. They agreed with the Korean firm Hyundai and SK companies, including the upper part of the bridge, namely towers, decks, cables and suspension ropes ”.
8 'TIRES' AND 2 RAIL STRIPES
Explaining that the 3rd bridge will be on the rail system with 4 departures and 4 arrivals, 1 departure and 1 return will be on the rail system, Turhan said, “The bridge will be the first in the world because the rail transit system is on the same deck. It will be 320 meters tower height ”.
Stating that the lake asphalt to be brought from America will be used on the steel deck, Turhan said:
“The asphalt ratio needs to be increased for hollow asphalt. We normally have 5 percent bitumen in the asphalt on other roads. But in the asphalt to be built on the bridge, 10 to 12 percent bitumen will be mixed with lake asphalt. The asphalt in question is more suitable for steel deck than other normal asphalt. Asphalt with harder, no gaps, low penetration, and the ability to pass between steel and rubber wheels.
Source : www.sabah.com.t is