1915 Canakkale Bridge donates 5.4 billion euros to production


In his written statement, Karaismailoğlu provided information on the economic contributions of the 1915 Canakkale Bridge and the Markara-Canakkale Highway Project.

Recalling that the opening of the project will take place on March 18th in the presence of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Karais Myroul said he made history with the megaproject.

Karaismailoğlu said the investment in the project is € 2,045 million. “We have brought huge investments in our country without robbing the state of financial resources of a penny.” I used the phrase.

Karaismailoğlu pointed out that the project was completed 1.5 years earlier than planned, despite the development of the world, and emphasized that it has about 5,100 people and 740 construction machines working day and night.

Karaismalioğlu said the project would serve the world as well as the general public and make a significant contribution to the economy, and continued:

“Our project saves € 382 million in time, € 31 million in fuel consumption, and € 1,000,000 in reducing carbon emissions equivalent to 32,234 trees annually. It will reach 415 million euros. With the opening, 628 million euros will contribute to the economy.


Karaismailoğlu reported that the 1915 Canakkale Bridge and the Canakkale Expressway affected gross domestic product by € 2,0442 million and production by € 5,5362 million. “This huge project will provide 118,000 jobs annually.” I made that evaluation.

“The route will be shortened by 40 kilometers.”

Karaismailoğlu pointed out that the 1915 Canakkale Bridge is part of the 101-kilometer Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Savaştepe highway project, which includes an 89-kilometer highway and a 12-kilometer connecting road.

“In 1915, the Canakkale Bridge was 2,23 meters long, with a central span of 770 meters and a side span of 3,563 meters. The central span of 2,23 meters symbolizes the 100th anniversary of the Republic and the world. The largest central span. Suspension bridge. ” Combined with the 365-meter and 680-meter approach viaducts, the total length reaches 4,608 meters. The 318-meter tower of our bridge marks the victory of the Canakkale Navy’s victory on March 18, 1915. The bridge steel tower between the two is known in the world as a twin deck. This is one of the rare suspension bridges designed. It will go down in history as the world’s first bridge designed and built as a twin deck in the center of 2,000 meters. Spans and routes will be 40 kilometers shorter. “

The 1915 Canakkale Bridge as the “best” project emphasized reducing the long transit process to 6 minutes with a ferry voyage on the Lapseki-Gelibolu line and a waiting time on the 1.5 hour ferry queue. increase. Karaismailoğlu “Almost block the strait of Dardaneres, watered with the blood of our ancestors. Our project is a gift to our ancestors and a gift to our future. The red and white colors of the tower. Also represents our red flag. The 1915 Straits Bridge shows that the new Turkey, which is working hard to enter the world’s top 10 economies, is at the last turn of the road. Chanaccare won on March 18, 1915. This is a world-wide badge. The distance Turkey has taken since the Navy’s victory. I used the phrase.