Haliç Bridge

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Haliç Bridge
Haliç Köprüsü
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Haliç Bridge on the Golden Horn.
Coordinates41°02′36″N 28°56′30″E / 41.04333°N 28.94167°E / 41.04333; 28.94167Coordinates: 41°02′36″N 28°56′30″E / 41.04333°N 28.94167°E / 41.04333; 28.94167
Carries9 lanes of the O-1 motorway
CrossesGolden Horn
LocaleAyvansarayHalıcıoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Official nameHaliç Köprüsü
Other name(s)Halic Bridge
Golden Horn Bridge
OwnerMetropolitan Municipality of Istanbul
Characteristics
Total length995 m (3,264 ft)
Width32 m (105 ft)
Height22 m (72 ft)
History
Engineering design byIHI Corporation
Julius Berger-Bauboag AG
Construction start1971
Construction end1974
Opened10 September 1974
Haliç Bridge is located in Istanbul
Haliç Bridge
Haliç Bridge
Location of Haliç Bridge in Istanbul

Haliç Bridge (Turkish: Haliç Köprüsü, "Golden Horn Bridge") is a highway bridge on the Golden Horn (Turkish: Haliç) in Istanbul, Turkey. It connects the neighborhoods of Ayvansaray in the southwest and Halıcıoğlu in the northwest. The bridge carries the O-1 motorway, also known as the Istanbul Inner Beltway.

It was constructed between 1971 and 1974, and entered service on 10 September 1974. The engineering firms which undertook the construction works were IHI Corporation of Japan and Julius Berger-Bauboag AG of Germany.

The bridge has a length of 995 m (3,264 ft), a width of 32 m (105 ft), and a height of 22 m (72 ft) above sea level.

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