HOLDING

Only 391 Meters Left to Unite the Continents

Installation and welding works of 42 out of 59 steel bridge deck slabs have been completed. We have only 391 meters left to unite the Asian and the European sides.

The first phase of the installation of the steel decks in the construction of the 3rd Bosporus Bridge by ICA has been completed. Installation and welding works of 42 out of 59 steel bridge deck slabs the heaviest of which is 923 tons, have been completed. There are only 391 meters left to unite the continents of Europe and Asia once again. Installation and welding works of the steel decks will continue once the giant crane named “Lifting Gantry” has been set.

The first phase of the installation of the steel decks in the construction of the 3rd Bosporus Bridge by ICA has been completed. Installation and welding works of 42 out of 59 steel bridge deck slabs the heaviest of which is 923 tons, have been completed. There are only 391 meters left to unite the continents of Europe and Asia once again. Installation and welding works of the steel decks will continue once the giant crane named “Lifting Gantry” has been set.

1500 persons from three factories work day and night for the construction of 59 steel decks. Steel sheets transported from South Korea are made ready for panel manufacturing in the facility in Gebze, İzmit and the panel manufacturing is carried out in the factory in Tuzla, İstanbul. After the manufacturing of the panels, they are transported to Altınova, Yalova to form the steel decks.