First Bosphorus Bridge 1973

Bridging Two Continents

  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Across The Bosphorus Strait
  • Main span 1074m/3523ft
  • Suspension bridge
  • 6 lane highway
  • Total length 1560m/5118ft
  • Linking Europe and Asia
  • World's fourth longest span bridge at the time
  • Dr William Brown was the partner responsible for design at Freeman Fox & Partners and was onsite to direct construction