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Second Bosphorus Bridge 1988

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  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Across The Bosporus Strait
  • Main span 1090m/3576ft
  • Long span suspension¬†
  • Eight lane highway
  • Total length 1090m/3576ft
  • Dr William Brown was the bridge designer and engineer for construction
  • Construction started in 1985
  • Completed 6 months ahead of schedule

TOWERS

  • Steel, portal two layer rigid frame structure box-shaped cross section, joined on the inside of the blocks

CABLES

  • New method for installing catwalk rope. Erected by air spinning method

DECK ERECTION

  • 62 deck blocks, 39.4m wide and weighing 218 tonnes

DECK

  • Suspended structure/girder Aerodymanic, hollow box
  • Completed in 31 days