First Bosphorus Bridge 1973

Bridging Two Continents

Each tower is 165m high and 28m wide, made up from eight sections each 19.5m long. High yield steel was used for all plating and stiffening, and plate thickness is 22mm or 20mm.

The Ortaköy (European) tower was manufactured by Badoni, Italy. The Beylerbeyi (Asian) tower was from CMF, Italy.