The construction works of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, which was launched on March 18th in Canakkale, with the ceremony by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, and which featured as the "longest suspension bridge in the world", accelerated. The work for the 1915 Canakkale Bosphorus Bridge is running at full speed both in Europe and Asia.
The bridge, which is planned to be completed in 2023 following its studies, will be the world's largest suspension bridge with its 2023 meter. Canakkale District Governor Hakan Kılınçkaya stated that the construction of the bridge was jointly carried out by four companies, two of which are Turkish and two of which are Koreans.
Kılınçkaya stated that 110 people are currently working on the construction site in Sütlüce, where the dry pond work to be used in the construction of the bridge continues. "The construction of the bridge continues at full speed in the form of double shift according to the 24 hour basis.
Construction of 170×270, 15 meter deep dry pond is under way. These pools will be floated on the sea and bridge piers will be built into this pool. There are 3146 iron piles and dry ponds imported from Luxembourg with special qualities. The construction of the dry pool will be completed by the end of this year.
The length of the bridge will be 5.2 kilometers with the viaducts, aiming to be completed in 2023, "he said.
Lapseki Mayor AK Party's Eyüp Yilmaz said that he had done about the bridge, saying "1915 Canakkale Bridge is very important, one of Turkey's prestige, mega projects.
For this reason, studies have been done both on the sea and on the ground in relation to the ground study for a long time. And now all the projects are out. According to him, the expropriation is being done. A construction site was built on the Gallipoli side, where priority is given to the construction of dry pools, and there is a little more density on that side. Work on the hair factory to be installed in Lapseki continues. At the moment, Sütlüce is in the process of drilling on land. Starting from the beginning of the year, Lapseki's work will also be started, "he said.
President Yilmaz said that when the foundation of the bridge and the construction started, mobility began in the unspoiled town of Lapseki and they were trying to help and support the areas where they could invest in the area when they wanted to invest in the region.