Second Bosphorus Bridge 1988

Bridging Two Continents

The cable work was started in the middle of October 1986 and completed in the middle of September 1987. In the cable-laying work, the air-spinning method, which is improved to reduce the effect of wind, was adopted.

There are 32 strands per cable in the central span and 36 in the backstay spans. Each strand has 504 wires of 5.38mm, with a total of 16,128 wires.