1915 Canakkale Bridge appears in the world news media!Record-breaking bridge … beyond Japan

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The 1915 Canakkale Bridge, the world’s longest midspan project, was opened yesterday by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Canakkale Bridge, one of Turkey’s megaprojects in 1915, is also very important as it is the first Strait of Dardaneres to connect the Asian and European continents. The opening of the giant project was also featured in the world press.

While emphasizing the record bridge of the 1915 Canakkale Bridge, the longest spanning bridge in the world, many publications also mentioned its importance for its location.

Bridge connecting Europe and Asia

“Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and South Korea’s Prime Minister Kim Bu-gyeom have opened a huge suspension bridge over the Dadaneres Strait that connects the European and Asian coasts of important waterways,” ABC News reported, citing AP. ..

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The news that travel times were shorter compared to ferries also included that the opening of the bridge coincided with the anniversary of Canakkale’s victory. The construction of the bridge is said to be full of symbolism, but the 2023-meter intermediate span is said to coincide with 2023, when the Republic of Turkey celebrates its 100th anniversary.

1915 Canakkale Bridge is a record-breaking bridge in the world press ... it left Japan behind

Record-breaking bridge

“President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has opened a huge suspension bridge in Dardanerez as the end of a series of major infrastructure projects,” CNN Travel news said. While talking about the megaproject, we also mentioned Istanbul Airport, railroads, highways and tunnels.

At the same time, the technical specifications of the project were also included, “The 1915 Canakkale Bridge project was started in March 2017, and more than 5,000 workers participated. The length of the medium span is 2,023 meters, which is helpful. Towards the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey in 2023. ” It was also emphasized that the distance needed to be reduced to 6 minutes.

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The longest suspension bridge in the world has changed

While talking about the 1915 Canakkale Bridge, New Civil Engineers noted the fact that it is the longest suspension bridge in the world.

In the news, it was emphasized that the title of the longest suspension bridge in the world was changed, and it was stated that the owner was the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge connecting Kobe City and Awaji Island in Japan. ..

The total length of the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is 1991 meters, and the span of the Chanakare Bridge in 1915 is 2023 meters.

1915 Canakkale Bridge is a record-breaking bridge in the world press ... it left Japan behind


The 1915 Canakkale Bridge was also mentioned in the South China Morning Post. While emphasizing that the opening was to commemorate the 107th anniversary of the victory of Canakkale, he also touched on the characteristics of the bridge.

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Regarding the Canakkale Bridge in 1915, while stating that “Turkey will open a huge suspension bridge connecting Europe and Asia,” the emphasis will be on the part that “Turkey has overtaken Japan, which has the longest bridge in the world in the midspan.” rice field.

Good opportunity to strengthen relationships

Meanwhile, South Korea Herald discussed the 1915 Canakkale Bridge due to the participation of South Korean Prime Minister Kim Bu-gyeom and the relationship between South Korea and Turkey.

It was stated that opening a historic bridge in Turkey is a good opportunity to strengthen diplomatic and economic relations. He also said that it would be a good opportunity to introduce Korea’s technology and financing system.

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1915 Canakkale Bridge is a record-breaking bridge in the world press ... it left Japan behind

US JOURNAL has partnered 10 pages

The 1915 Canakkale Bridge and Highway Project was bid on a Build Operate Transfer (BOT) model by the Department of Transportation Infrastructure’s Highway Administration (KGM), and its construction was carried out in partnership with DL E & C. , Limak, SK Ecoplant, Yapı Merkezi were previously performed on the international stage. It was included in the agenda.

In 1915, the Canakkale Bridge, with its advanced technology and excellent technical features, was introduced in a special section of Engineering News-Record, one of the references of the international construction industry. A special 10-page section for the 1915 Canakkale Bridge with the latest issue of Engineering News-Record (ENR), known for its annual list of “World’s Largest International Contractors” with Turkish companies at the forefront. it was done. ..

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The magazine entitled “Rising Success” on the Canakkale Bridge stated that the Canakkale Bridge is a symbol of Turkey’s rich past and hopeful future.

1915 Canakkale Bridge is a record-breaking bridge in the world press ... it left Japan behind