Prime Minister Yıldırım, 1915 Canakkale Bridge Construction Examined

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, who came to the city to attend the 6th Ordinary Congress of Çanakkale AK Party Provincial Presidency, made inspections on the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge after his visit to the Governor's Office, and laid the foundation of the world's longest hanging suspension bridge with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on March 18 last year. He made investigations at the construction site of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which will have the feature of being a bridge, in the Sütlüce location of the Gelibolu district. Yıldırım received information from the authorities about the latest status of the works. Prime Minister Yıldırım presented the 1915 Çanakkale Bosphorus Bridge to Çanakkale and Turkey. kazanNoting that they did, he said:

Yildirim, 84 meter 24 meter size of a dry pool was built, this bridge was built to build the feet of the towers of the bridge, said the construction of each of these 48 thousand tons of weight, that is to say, about a building size of about 150 thousand tons ship said.

Prime Minister Yildirim, until the end of this year, the construction of concrete towers (caisson block) will continue to build, then the dry pool will be opened and floated in water, taken out and mounted instead of told.

Explaining that the construction has actually started on the bridge with the largest span between the towers in the world, Yıldırım said, “I hope this magnificent work will be delivered to our Çanakkale, Turkey in 2023. kazanwe are raising. Maybe we can finish earlier. Hopefully, it is foreseen for 5 years, but we will try to finish it before." said.

Noting that the distance between the towers of the bridge is 2023 meters, Yıldırım said, “It is very meaningful. You know, 2023 is the 100th anniversary of our Republic. In fact, according to the information available, it is the largest bridge in the world in terms of clearance between towers. Hence also the largest in Turkey, befitting the most beautiful. We are building this bridge with a joint venture between Turkey and Korea. Therefore, it will be a work that our country will be proud of. Its total cost rises to approximately 11.5 billion liras. After the bridge construction is completed, the group making the bridge will operate for about 11 years. He will later return it to the state. There is no money in the pocket of the state. Some projects will be realized, some of them are foreign loans and some of them are equity. After the 1st, 2nd and 3rd bridges, after two tunnels, we unite Europe and Asia once again in Çanakkale. The crossing will be reduced to only 4 minutes. With this bridge, logistics supply will accelerate even more. It will add abundance to the blessings of Çanakkale. At the same time, especially the traffic coming from Europe from Thrace will pass directly to the Aegean and the Mediterranean. It will also reduce the traffic load on Istanbul. There are many other benefits. ”

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, while continuing crisis in the world, said that Turkey in the last 10 years the world's mega-projects carried out one by one, "Osman Gazi Bridge, Izmir-Istanbul highway, the world's largest airport, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the world's largest bridge and likewise Osman Gazi Bridge, high-speed trains, Eurasia tunnel projects like Marmaray tunnel, Turkey is doing a great success, concludes. So 10 of 6 mega projects taking place in the global crisis in Turkey. This shows the economic power of Turkey. What shows up in Turkey's political stability is important, "he said.

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