1915 Bridge's foundation was laid in a ceremony: the establishment of the Republic of Turkey, scheduled to open in 100, the 2023th anniversary, is complete when the "world's longest-range bridge" on the basis of the Çanakkale 1915 Bridge title will be discarded ceremony. At the ceremony attended by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and the ministers, President Erdoğan connected live to the area where the ceremony was held and pressed the groundbreaking button of the 138-year-old dream.
Connecting to the opening with a live broadcast from Çanakkale Stadium, President Erdoğan threw the first mortar on the bridge, saying, “We press the buttons, either Allah or Bismillah… We thank everyone who contributed”. Erdogan said good luck for the groundbreaking ceremony of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge.
The groundbreaking ceremony was held with the July 15th March. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, regarding the bridge, said, “You will arrive Lapseki from Gelibolu in 3-4 minutes. Good luck ”he said. At the ceremony, the "history tube" specially prepared for the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge was left to the foundation of the bridge by Prime Minister Yıldırım.
In the history tube, “On Saturday, 2017 March of 18, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's President, Binali Yıldırım's Prime Minister, Ahmet Arslan's Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister, Orhan Tavlı's Governor of Çanakkale, Suat Hayri Aka's Transportation At the groundbreaking ceremony of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Malkara-Çanakkale Motorway Project built by Daelim-Limak-SK Eamp; C-Yapı Merkezi Turkish-Korea Joint Venture during the period when İsmail Kartal was the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Maritime and Communication, General Manager of Highways The work prepared to document this event, this document was placed in a traditional date tube and placed in the landmark concrete ”.
1915 When the Çanakkale Bridge is completed, it will have the title of the world's longest spaced bridge with its foot opening. The feet will be built into the sea 1915 The approach viaduct on the Lapseki side of the Çanakkale Bridge will be 650 meters, while the approach viaduct on the Gallipoli side will be 900 meters long. Within the scope of the project, 1915 viaduct, 354 tunnel and 31 bridge junction and 5 overpass will be constructed on the 30 kilometer highway to be built alongside the Çanakkale 143 Bridge.
The bridge to be built between Şekerkaya of Lapseki on the Anatolian side and Sütlüce of Gelibolu on the European side will serve as the first suspension bridge in the Çanakkale Strait and the 5th in the Marmara Region.
Daelim - Limak - SK - Yapı Merkezi won the tender for the bridge and highway with a cost of 10.3 billion TL and 16 years of operation.