Signatures are being made tomorrow for the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge: Signatures will be signed tomorrow for the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which will receive the title of “the longest bridge in the world” in terms of leg span.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan stated in his statement that a signing ceremony will be held with the participation of South Korean Land Infrastructure and Transport Minister Ho-In Kang before the groundbreaking ceremony related to the giant project.
Arslan said that Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Gelibolu-Balıkesir-Savaştepe Motorway, which is planned to be 352 kilometers in length, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the 1915 km Malkara-Çanakkale section that will connect the Çanakkale Bridge and Çanakkale in the first place.
Minister Arslan stated that the groundbreaking ceremony to be held on the 18nd anniversary of the 102 March Çanakkale Victory will be held with the honor of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.
AK Party governments implemented by the new projects every day, adding that a new one added Arslan, only in the last year, such as the Osmangazi Bridge, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Eurasia Tunnel, such as giant projects were taken into service, he said.
Explaining that the works are continuing at full speed to open the first stage of Istanbul 3rd Airport, which will be the biggest in the world, on February 26, 2018, Arslan added, “The foot span is determined as 100 meters to crown the 2023th year by adding a new one to the projects that transcend the continents. The signing ceremony will be held tomorrow for the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which will be the longest bridge in the world in terms of openness, with the participation of South Korean Land Infrastructure and Transport Minister Ho-In Kang. ” he spoke.
Expressing that the bridge will be built between Şekerkaya on the Anatolian side of Şekerkaya and the Sütlüce location of Gelibolu on the European side, Arslan pointed out that the bridge will carry Çanakkale to an indispensable location in the Marmara Region in the transportation line that extends from Thrace to the Aegean and the Mediterranean. Arslan said, "The bridge between the two legs will be 3 thousand 860 meters and the total distance of the two sides to each other and 5 kilometers with the approach viaducts is planned to be 2 thousand 23 meters." said.
Arslan stated that the highway and the 100-kilometer part of the highway, which is planned to be put into service in 2023, will have a total length of 354 kilometers. In addition to the Çanakkale Bosphorus Bridge, a total of 31 viaducts, 5 tunnels, 30 bridge crossings and 143 underpass and overpass bridges will be constructed within the scope of the highway project. The works continue by the relevant institutions and organizations at the points where the feet of the bridge, which will be realized with an investment of over 10 billion liras, will coincide and the groundbreaking ceremony will be held. ” used the expression.
Arslan, the bridge, said the Republic of Turkey will be opened to service in 100 with the 2023th anniversary, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the foot opening set as 2023 meters, he said.
Arslan, who emphasized that the bridge, consisting of 3 lanes, 3 arrivals and 6 departures, which is described as a "worldwide project", will positively affect the economic and social life in Çanakkale and will improve the trade of the Aegean Region, especially İzmir, and will make the region a center of attraction. He declared that the bridge, the tender of which ended on January 26, will be the first suspension bridge of the Dardanelles and the 5th in the Marmara Region.