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Image: Third Bosphorus Bridge progress

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Image: Third Bosphorus Bridge progress

Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2015–16), processed by ESA These 17 images from the Sentinel-2A satellite show a year of progress on the Third Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey.

Also known as the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge forms part of the ongoing 150 km-long Northern Marmara Highway project. With eight lanes of motorway and two rail lines, its 322 m A-shaped towers stand taller than the Eiffel Tower.
The Third Bosphorus Bridge opened on 26 August 2016.
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Provided by:European Space Agency

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