YSS Bridge & Highway 2018-02-15T15:31:27+00:00

Project Description

YSS Bridge

The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge (Turkish: Yavuz Sultan Selim Köprüsü) is a bridge for rail and motor vehicle transit over the Bosphorus strait, to the north of two existing suspension bridges in Istanbul, Turkey. It was initially named the Third Bosphorus Bridge (with Bosphorus Bridge being the First Bosphorus Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge the Second Bosphorus Bridge). It is about 5 km  north of the Bosphorus Bridge. The bridge is located near the Black Sea entrance of the Bosphorus strait, between Garipçe in Sarıyer on the European side and Poyrazköy in Beykoz on the Asian side.

The foundation stone laying ceremony was held on 29 May 2013. The bridge was opened to traffic on 26 August 2016.

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8 Lanes Highway

8 Lanes Road

2 Subway Lines

2 Subway Lines

135.000 Vehichles

135.000 Vehichles Per Day

Mega projects

Such as the 3rd Airport and Canal Istanbul will be connected to the city center.

Uninterrupted interurban and urban railway transportation from Edirne to İzmit will be conducted via the railway passing from the the 3rd Bridge, and this railway system will be integrated with Marmaray and İstanbul Metro, and the Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport and the 3rd Airport – which will be built – will be connected to each other

Northern Marmara Highway

The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge (Turkish: Yavuz Sultan Selim Köprüsü) is a bridge for rail and motor vehicle transit over the Bosphorus strait, to the north of two existing suspension bridges in Istanbul, Turkey. It was initially named the Third Bosphorus Bridge (with Bosphorus Bridge being the First Bosphorus Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge the Second Bosphorus Bridge). It is about 5 km  north of the Bosphorus Bridge. The bridge is located near the Black Sea entrance of the Bosphorus strait, between Garipçe in Sarıyer on the European side and Poyrazköy in Beykoz on the Asian side.

The foundation stone laying ceremony was held on 29 May 2013. The bridge was opened to traffic on 26 August 2016.