3rd Bosphorus Bridge and Odayeri-Pasakoy Motorway (Construction)

North Marmara (3. Bosphorus Bridge Included) Motorway, Odayeri-Pasakoy Section (PPP)

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Completed

Total Reported Cost

2.9 billion USD

Initiatives

Start Date

Start of Construction

2013

Planned Completion Date

Aug. 26 2016

Funders

Source(s) Amount
2,300,000,000 USD

Description

The Third Bosphorus Bridge, also known as the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, is the tallest suspension bridge in the world. It was built to connect the two parts of Istanbul on opposite sides of the Bosphorus river near the Black Sea. The bridge opened to traffic on August 26, 2016.

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