The 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which will be the largest suspension bridge in the world upon completion, will be an icon in terms of its design, colors and other features.
Work continues uninterrupted on the construction site of the bridge between the Sütlüce area of Gelibolu district and the Şekerkaya area of Lapseki district.
After the installation of a tie beam, the tower blocks are placed on top of each other with the help of a crane at the Sütlüce construction site.
The columns of the bridge rise with the blocks placed in the sea as well.
1915 Çanakkale Bridge has a unique design where the tower connections and connection elements will be painted in Turkish flag colors.
On both sides of the bridge will be the construction of the upper part of the towers, which will reach a height of 333 meters, representing Seyit Onbasi’s artillery bullet that he put on the barrel during the Dardanelles Campaign.
The distance between the pillars is planned to be 2023 meters, which indicates the centennial of the Republic’s founding, while the length of the bridge is expected to reach 4,608 meters.
The bridge will consist of three lanes in each direction, while the width of the bridge’s deck is 45.06 meters and the height is 3.5 meters.
There will be walkways on both sides of the roof for maintenance and repair purposes.
For the bridge, 2 approach viaducts, 4 reinforced concrete viaducts, 10 underpass bridges, 33 overpass bridges, 6 bridges, 43 underpasses, 115 culverts, 12 intersections, 4 highway service facilities, 2 maintenance operation centers, 6 toll collection stations will be built.
The 1915 Çanakkale Bridge is planned to be opened on March 18, 2022, which coincides with the 107th anniversary of the Çanakkale Naval Victory.
Edit By: Realty Group