12/7/2009

Canakkale Strait to be bridged

Sabah - The route for the new suspension bridge determined: Saricay to Kilitbahir. The Canakkale Bridge project will be put up for tender along with the Tekirdag-Canakkale-Balikesir Highway. The bridge will start from the Anatolian side in Saricay and will extend to the European side in Kilitbahir. The distance above the sea will span 1,400 meters. There are two alternatives for the project: 1- A railroad and highway. 2- A highway only.