Bridges and overpasses
Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey
North of Istanbul, the hybrid (cable-stayed and suspension) Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge has set a new world record with its 2,164-metre total length, 322-metre high towers and a 1,408-metre span. It carries eight motorway lanes (four on each side) and two railway tracks between Europe and Asia. Freyssinet engineered, designed, supplied and installed the cables and dampers for the bridge and Sixense is responsible for real-time monitoring.