The Prime Minister Yıldırım, who investigated the work of 1915 Canakkale Bridge in place, made good news that the project could be completed sooner than expected.
Prime Minister and AK Party Deputy Chairman Binali Yıldırım went to the region to examine the 1915 Canakkale Bridge after his party's participation in the Provincial Congress.
Each Of 48 Tones Weight
Yıldırım made a statement to the journalists after the investigation and stated that a dry pool of 84 meters and 24 meters was constructed and that this pool was built for the construction of the pedestals of the pontoons of the bridge and that each of them has a weight of 48 thousand tons, they said.
Prime Minister Yildirim said that until the end of this year construction of concrete huts (caisson block) will continue, afterwards the dry pool will be opened and floated in the water, taken out and replaced.
This bridge, doing the joint venture for Turkey-Korea, would be a piece to be proud of Turkey, the project is about 11.5 billion liras of the total cost of about 11 years to operate the group that bridge after bridge construction is finished.
In addition, Prime Minister Yildirim said, "What will this project do for us? What are the benefits of this? First and foremost, we connect the two bridges after the 1st, 2nd and 3rd bridges and 2 tunnels once again in Çanakkale. Çanakkale is a very developed province in agriculture and fruit farming and it will provide logistical support to Çanakkale's abundance which will accelerate the supply of this logistics together with the traffic coming from Trakya especially from Europe and Aegean will have a direct impact, and will reduce the traffic load on Istanbul. "