Italy has approached the final stages for a bridge that will break the record held by the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge.
It was opened on March 18, 2022 and is Turkey’s fourth Bosphorus bridge. 1915 Çanakkale Bridgeset a world record for its length. With its tower span of 2,023 meters, the bridge started to bear the title of suspension bridge with the longest middle span in the world.
However, according to new news from Italy, the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge broke this record. just a few more years can continue to carry. Italy has started preparations for the bridge that will connect Sicily to the Italian mainland.
The bridge will have a 60% longer middle span than the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge:
The bridge that will connect Italy and Sicily by land is based on the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, according to the current project. 60% longer mid span Will have. The distance between the two legs of the bridge 3,300 meters as planned.
The bridge to be built over the Strait of Messina will also set a new record with its feet. feet of the bridge 380 meters high Will have. With this height, it will also achieve the title of the highest bridge.
The road on the bridge will be 65 meters above sea level and will also include train tracks. According to estimates 6000 vehicles and 200 train passes per day will host.
Construction of the bridge is expected to be completed in 6 to 10 years. Although the construction of the bridge is planned to start in the summer of 2024, No agreement has yet been signed. There is no information about the cost yet.