1915 Çanakkale Bridge / Dardanelles Bosphorus Bridge

2022-05-22

1915 Çanakkale Bridge / Dardanelles Bosphorus Bridge

Çanakkale Bosphorus Bridge

1915 Çanakkale Bridge is a suspension bridge located between the Lapseki and Gelibolu districts of Çanakkale province in Turkey. It is the first suspension bridge of the Dardanelles Bosphorus. The bridge, which is a part of the Malkara-Çanakkale highway, was put into service on March 18, 2022. With a middle span of 2,023 meters, it surpassed the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan and became the longest suspension bridge in the world.

Transportation from Istanbul to Çanakkale is now easier. Turkey, which has the world's two most influential straits, has also united Asia and Europe in Çanakkale. Make a reservation from Cab Istanbul for your Istanbul-Gallipoli-Canakkale transfers, and your boredom on a long journey will be replaced by pleasure. For intercity car hire with a driver starting from Istanbul, please specify the route and get a price

Transportation From İstanbul To Dardanelles

Çanakkale First Bosphorus Bridge

The middle span of the bridge, through which land vehicles can pass, is 2.023 m and its total length is 3,563 m. With this middle span length, the bridge surpassed the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan by 32 meters and became the longest suspension bridge in the world. The middle span of the bridge is determined as 2,023 meters by reference to the 100th anniversary of the Turkey republic. The total length of the bridge, including the length of the side spans and the approach viaducts, is 4,608 meters. The height of the steel towers on the bridge is 318 meters. The height of the tower was formed from the numbers 3 and 18, referring to the Ottoman victory in the 18-03-1915  Dardanelles War. On the towers, 16 m long bullet figures representing the cannonballs that Seyit Onbaşı single-handedly lifted during the war were placed, and the total height of the bridge was 334 m. The red and white colors used in the towers were chosen in reference to the Turkish flag.

1915 Çanakkale Bridge Construction

How Much Does Çanakkale Bridge Shorten The Road?

The Malkara-Çanakkale highway shortened the route by 40 kilometers.” Çanakkale Bridge will connect the European and Asian continents for the first time in the Dardanelles Bosphorus.

 

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