Third Bosphorus Bridge

3rd Bridge (Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge) is illuminated by Trilux. Special technical lighting solutions has been provided for the project which is the widest suspended bridge in the world with its features...

About the Project
The 3rd Bridge, which is built on the Bosphorus, is the widest suspended bridge in the world with a width of 59 meters and the longest spanning one that has a rail system on it, with a main span of 1408 meters. Another firsts of the bridge is that it is the suspended bridge with the highest tower of the world, with a height of more than 322 meters. Designed by the Swiss engineer Jean-François Klein (project leader) and by the French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux from T-ingénierie, the bridge is a combined road-rail bridge. It carries four motorway lanes and one railway line in each direction.

The construction of the 3rd Bosphorus Bridge, which was commissioned in 2013 and completed in 2016, was named after the ninth Ottoman sultan and the first Ottoman Selim I. Selim. The bridge route is located in Sarıyer's Garipçe neighborhood on the European side and Poyrazköy district of Beykoz on the Anatolian side.

In the technical lighting design of the project, special solutions are presented for different lighting requirements for viaducts, steel and concrete decks, platforms and highway lighting. While products with high protection class and resistant to high temperature changes are used for viaducts and decks, Trilux Cuvia LED luminaires for platforms; Trilux Lumega (9721) series road lighting fixtures were used for highway lighting.

Project Summary
Place: İstanbul / Turkey
Year: 2016
Customer: IC İçtaş – Astaldi JV
Electric Instellar & Project: Siemens
Lighting: Sisel Müh. Elk. San. Tic. A.Ş | Endalight | Trilux Türkiye
Luminaires Used: Trilux Oleveon,Trilux Combial, Trilux Lumega,Trilux Cuvia

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