- Bosphorus Bridge Yavuz Sultan Selim countdown: 3. With the installation of steel decks in the Bosphorus Bridge Project, the assembly process of the inclined suspension ropes, which is one of the two systems to carry the bridge, continues at full speed. The 59th segment assembly started on the 3rd Bridge, which will consist of 30 decks. In addition, 30 percent of the viaducts on highways are finished.
In the 59rd Bridge, which will consist of 3 decks in total, the assembly process of 29 segments was completed and countdown was started. The traffic in Istanbul is expected to be relieved to a great extent with the project, in which the works on the connection roads are progressing at full speed.
Derrick Crane 923 Tint Pulls Up
The decks, weighing 923 tons, are brought to the bridge by the sea and are pulled up and assembled with the machine called Derrick Crane. Depending on the wave and wind conditions at sea, there is no loss of life in the 3rd Bridge, where the work continues.
108 of rope is over
On the other hand, the installation of the 59 skewed rope 176, which will carry the 108, is finished. The length of the curved suspension ropes with a total weight of 8 bin 787 is varying between 154 meters and 597 meters. The bending length of the lines reaches up to 6 500 kilometers.
When finished 322 will meter
The project, which will reach the title of the longest hang bridge in the world with its height of 322 meters, will have a main opening of 1458 meters. 59 with width 3 meters. It has 8 lane highway and 2 sliver rail on the bridge.
- Bridge viaducts end
Finally, with the completion of the viaduct 12, 30 percent of the viaduct sections were completed. For the viaduct number 12, approximately 16 million 800 thousand cubic meters of concrete were poured and 2 million 126 thousand 790 kilos of iron were manufactured. The viaduct, the construction of which started in February 2014, was completed in 1.5 years. There are 64 viaducts on the Northern Marmara Motorway, which has a total of 17 viaducts.