China News Service, Chengdu, March 19 (Reporter Liu Zhongjun) At 4:00 p.m. Turkey local time and 9:00 p.m. Beijing time on March 18th, the 1915 CANAKKALE BRIDGE, Turkey ) was officially completed and opened to traffic.

Builders of the 1915 Canakkale Bridge in Turkey open to traffic.

Photo courtesy of Sichuan Road and Bridge

  The Turkish 1915 Canakkale Bridge spans the Dardanelles Strait at the western end of the Marmara Sea in Turkey. It is a two-tower three-span suspension bridge with six lanes in both directions. The length of the side span on the shore) is 770 meters, and the length of the side span on the Lapseki side (Asian shore) is 770 meters. There are 87 main sections of steel box girder with a total length of 3,563 meters. The main span exceeds that of the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan ( 1991 meters), is currently the world's largest span bridge.

  In response to the national "One Belt, One Road" initiative, the Chinese enterprise Shudao Group vigorously develops overseas markets, and has deep engineering accumulation in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Egypt, Norway, Tanzania and other countries.

The projects represented by Norway's Harogrand Bridge have been successively completed, which has allowed Shudao Group's transportation engineering construction strength to be recognized by the European market.

Overlooking the Turkish 1915 Canakkale Bridge, which was opened to traffic.

Photo courtesy of Sichuan Road and Bridge

  In January 2021, under the haze of the global epidemic, Sichuan Road and Bridge, a subsidiary of Shudao Group, was not afraid of difficulties and formed an international team for the installation of bridge steel box girder composed of 39 Chinese employees and more than 100 European engineers and technicians.

The builders overcame many unfavorable factors such as the epidemic and harsh natural conditions, made reasonable use of the operation window, and completed the installation of 87 sections of steel box girders within a limited time at the speed of installing 4 steel box girders a day at the highest peak, contributing to the early opening of the bridge to traffic. power.