Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge is 3 Years old.
The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which is the largest bridge in the world, was launched with an investment cost of three billion dollars and is three years old now. The bridge, which unites Asia and Europe, has a span of 408 meters and a length of 2.164 meters, and has been an important contribution to the traffic since it was opened.
The third bridge of the Bosphorus, Yavuz Bridge, was opened on 26 August 2016 with high level participation from countries such as Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, TRNC, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Serbia and Georgia in addition to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The bridge that connects Asia and Europe, offering important contributions to relief the traffic through the connections within the scope of the Northern Marmara way, has entered the age of three years.
Yavuz Sultan Selim, which is the largest bridge in the world, is located on 148 kilometers long Odayeri-Paşaköy area. There are 4 roads each in the direction of the bridge, and 2 more will be added.
LENGTH OF THE BRIDGE IS 2.164 METERS
The bridge which has a span of 408 meters and a total length of 2.164 meters, with this feature it will be the world’s longest rail way bridge.
The private sector operates the Bridge with an investment which costs 3 billion dollars. Thanks to the bridge, significant energy and workforce losses are prevented each year.
Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which has been completed in only 27 months from the beginning, requires heavy vehicles to pass.