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General Information

Name in local language: Yavuz Sultan Selim Köprüsü
Other name(s): Third Bosphorus Bridge
Beginning of works: 29 May 2013
Completion: 26 August 2016
Status: in use

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Awards and Distinctions

2018 award winner  


Location: , ,
Location description:

Crosses the Bosphorus in between the districts of Poyrazköy and Garipçe of Istanbul

Coordinates: 41° 12' 30.80" N    29° 5' 57.04" E
Coordinates: 41° 11' 51.63" N    29° 7' 27.80" E
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Technical Information


main span 1 408 m
width 59 m
total length 1 875 m
deck girder depth 5.50 m
pylons height 330 m


cables steel wire
deck steel
pylons reinforced concrete

Case Studies and Applied Products

330 meter high concrete bridge pylons with PERI ACS self-climbing formwork

330 meter high concrete bridge pylons with PERI ACS self-climbing formwork

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RESTON®PENDULUM – Seismic isolators

RESTON®PENDULUM – Seismic isolators

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RESTON®POT – Pot Bearings

RESTON®POT – Pot Bearings

mageba Pot Bearings are durable bearings that can be used in many situations, whether in big or small bridges, or a variety of engineering structures.


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