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World's widest bridge is being constructed in Turkey

ASCE SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2015

The third bridge across the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey is under construction. The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge will be almost 194 feet wide, believed to be the widest in the world. The 1.3-mile bridge will stretch almost 0.9 miles over water and have eight traffic lanes and two rail lanes. This article provides an overview of the project and gives technical details of the construction. The project, which includes building viaducts, underpasses, overpasses, culverts and more, costs about $3 billion. Daily Sabah (Turkey) (07/28)


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