Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge opens on Friday

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge opens on Friday: For the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the construction of which was started in 2013 and completed in a short time such as 3 years, the operating company was given a state guarantee of 135 thousand vehicles per day.
29 May 2013 in the construction of the highway with a cost of $ 3 billion dollars Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, will be opened with a ceremony on Friday.
Yavuz Sultan Selim, Istanbul's 39 Bosphorus Bridge, which was completed in 3 months since the day it was laid down, was touched with the finishing touches, the highways were paved and the signs were replaced. The toll of small vehicles from the bridge was announced as 3 dollars plus VAT. It is expected that the bridge, in which large vehicles will be forced, is expected to relieve the traffic of Istanbul. The project is expected to be completed at the end of 165 with the 88 kilometer Kurtköy-Akyazı and 2018 kilometer Kınalı-Odayeri motorways.

29 2013 is the foundation of the anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul on the date of 3 May 3. Bosphorus bridge, the two sides of the Bosphorus Strait 322. times After the construction of the foundation, the 318 meters on the European side and the 2015 meters on the Asian side were completed in January in 2015. In May of 3, ın Cat Walk B, which will be used for laying the main cable between two towers, will be used for the first time. times were connected to each other. In September, 2015 was completed for the first time and the main carrier cables made by using 122 thin steel cable were completed in a short time. After the record was installed with a speed, the last floor of the 9 meter was placed on the 9 March 2016. The first road asphaltings were started in 2014, not only on the bridge, but on the viaducts on the ring roads and on the road construction works. 3. The Bosphorus Bridge and the 116 kilometer of the 13,5 kilometer of the North Marmara Motorway Project were constructed over the viaducts. All of the 85 viaducts in the project, some of which are 64 meters high, were completed last month.

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, where thousands of workers and engineers work for 24 hours, will take the title of the world's widest bridge when finished with a width of 59 meters. 8 strip highway 2 will be the 10 meter of the length of the total 1408 lane bridge on the sea as the lane rail. The total length of the bridge is 2 thousand 164 meters. With this feature, the bridge will be the longest suspension bridge in the world. The bridge also marks a new record in the length of the bridge towers. The height of the tower in Garipçe on the European side is 322, while the height of the tower on the Anatolian side of Poyrazköy is 318 meters. Approximately 230 thousand cubic meters of concrete, 50 thousand tons of rebar, 57 thousand tons of structural steel and 28 thousand tons of steel cables were used in the project. About 8 million cubic meters of asphalt was poured into the bridges and highways.

In the project, Ataturk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and the new 3 with rail system to be integrated with Marmaray and İstanbul Metro. The airport will also be connected. The project includes the 165 Mileage Kurtköy-Akyazı and the Xnumx Kilometer Kınalı-Odayeri motorways. The total length of 88 is expected to be completed at the end of the 257 year.


  1. Bridge and Northern Marmara Highway will be operated by IC Ictas - Astaldi JV for 10 year 2 month 20. At the end of this period will be delivered to the Ministry of Transport. 3. When the construction of bridges and highways is completed, there is a Treasury guarantee for the passage of 135 bin cars every day.

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